RAWALPINDI: In an attention-grabbing transfer, the Punjab authorities has ordered to cease the set up of sanitising walkthrough gates on the entrances of public places of work and locations after the consultants claimed it to be ineffective and ineffective.
The coronavirus consultants advisory group (CEAG) mentioned that the funding on disinfectant gates was pointless and no scientific discovering backed that these units helped curb the unfold of coronavirus. Following this recommendation, the Punjab authorities has instantly barred the establishments from putting in disinfectant gates in public places of work and different public spots.
The set up of sanitising gates got here into vogue after the surge in pandemic virus circumstances within the province.
Punjab at the moment tops the record of contaminated sufferers within the nation with over 4,000 circumstances. The Punjab authorities had spent a heavy income on positioning these gates exterior the general public locations with an goal to stem the virus unfold.
Nevertheless, the declare made by the CEAG has turned out that the expenditure carried out by the federal government for the aim went in useless.
The notification issued by the Punjab Specialised Healthcare and Medical Training Division on Wednesday acknowledged that the usefulness of the disinfectant tunnels and walkthrough gates has not gathered any type of scientific assist.
Subsequently, the CEAG has additionally beneficial the federal government to cease spending hefty quantities on the set up of sanitising walkthrough gates, particularly in a scenario when the federal government was on a shoestring owing to the coronavirus scenario. Subsequently, the notification barred the set up of gates at any public locations onward.
Printed in The Specific Tribune, April 30th, 2020.