Talking to the media right here within the provincial capital, Dr Rashid mentioned 320 of the 384 whole samples examined had been adverse and 78 had been constructive. Of those, 60 had been pilgrims, she added.
Dr Rashid mentioned that sufferers had been instantly remoted as soon as it was confirmed that they’re carrying the virus.
“If patients diagnosed with coronavirus are kept together, the pandemic doesn’t spread,” the provincial minister mentioned.
A minimum of two circumstances have been recorded in Gujrat, each of whom had been being handled in Gujrat Hospital, she mentioned.
She defined that the folks coming from overseas knew they had been contaminated with the coronavirus. “All patients who have tested positive arrived from abroad,” she added.
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Dr Rashid mentioned Punjab had greater than 500 rooms prepared for isolation functions. The Shaukat Khanum Memorial Most cancers Hospital and Analysis Centre (SKMCH&RC), she added, had a Degree-Three laboratory and had been given half of the whole COVID-19 testing kits.
“We have kept the rest [of the kits] ourselves,” she added.
The provincial well being minister talked about that madressahs, schools, and universities had been closed down and that every part — together with malls — could be shut down by 10pm at evening. “Try and stay within your homes,” she cautioned.
Talking of Iran, she mentioned the state of affairs there was extraordinarily grave. The nation “has said it is facing difficulties in supporting its people” and has, subsequently, requested to take a few of its sufferers as a gesture of compassion.