ISLAMABAD: Because the variety of circumstances from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic rises throughout the nation, precautionary measures have been adopted on the shelter houses, or ‘Panahgahs’, within the federal capital. All inmates had been screened for signs earlier than being let into the amenities.
On the eight shelter houses within the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, thermo-scanners are getting used to display screen inmates whereas consciousness is being unfold on ‘No to Panic, and Yes to precautions’.
This was disclosed by the Prime Minister’s Focal Individual on Panahgahs Naseemur Rehman on Tuesday.
“Protection of the people staying at the shelter homes is our responsibility,” he stated, including that the protection and safety of the Panahgahs have been upgraded.
Rehman additional stated that every one inmates got a sensible demonstration on the usage of the scanners, use of facemasks, the correct technique for laundry arms with cleaning soap and methods to observe social distancing.
The federal government is doing all it may well to present inmates of shelter houses not solely requirements akin to meals and shelter but in addition secure consuming water, sanitation and private hygiene ideas, he stated.
“The cooperation showed by migrant workers staying at these shelter homes on accepting and implementing hygiene routine has raised our confidence to handle the COVID-19 challenge without panicking,” the focal individual stated.
On this regard, he assured that provides, crucial for constructing a security internet towards the unfold of the virus, have already been distributed on the shelters houses and had been being put to good use.
When folks staying at shelter houses check-in, the caretaker crew reiterates the important thing messages about conserving distance, carrying a masks, and sustaining private hygiene, Rehman stated.
“We have provided soaps, sanitizers and face masks to the dwellers of the shelter homes for ensuring their safety along with educating them to keep at least a distance of three feet with each other, wash hands properly with soap, refrain from touching doors and their knobs unnecessarily,” he stated.
Round 1,000 folks keep on the shelter houses of the dual cities. “We have provided thermo-scanners to the caretakers at all the Panahgahs to check the temperatures of the visitors. Anyone having unusual temperature will be referred to the hospital to avoid virus spread,” he stated.
Printed in The Specific Tribune, March 25th, 2020.