As a matter of blessing, the whole nation is getting united to combat Covid-19 (Corona Virus). Each and every sector is making its contribution to completely eradicate this menace from the country. There is complete lock down in Sindh and Punjab and people are advised time and again to stay at their homes (Self Quarantine) for at least two weeks. Police and rangers are doing their best to guide and check the citizens from coming out of their homes without any serious need. After realizing that some of the people were not taking the instructions seriously, the law enforcement agencies are taking strict actions especially in Sindh to completely implement the lock down which the need of the day. Punjab is also working keenly to keep things under control. Federal Government is monitoring the things quite closely and PM Imran Khan himself is keeping a hawk eye on the situation. Quarantine Centers have been established and Corona kits and other equipment are being arranged to better cure the fatal outbreak. Doctors and Paramedical staff have devoted themselves to deal with the patients of Covid-19 and the first Pakistani doctor who lost his life while saving the lives of others in Gilgit, was Dr. Usama Riaz. Army doctors have also been called in to help in the time of crisis and 1,300 additional doctors have been newly appointed on contractual basis in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
“No confirmed Corona case is reported in Dera Ismail Khan yet”, says Ajmal Wazir
The Chief Minister KP Mehmood Khan shared this news while visiting the Shah Kas Levies Centre. Adding further he told the media that approval has been given to recruit 635 more doctors through KPPSC and they will join the team very soon. Talking about the arrangements and facilities in Landi Kotal District Headquarters Hospital and Shah Kas Levies Centre, Mehmood said that he is quite satisfied with the efforts of his team. He also declared that the KP Government is ready to increase the capacity of quarantine and isolation facilities in case of increase in Corona Virus cases.
Mehmood Khan also acknowledged and praised the untiring efforts of Pakistan Army and National and Provincial Disaster Management Authorities for establishing quarantine and isolation facilities of 400-beds in Khyber tribal district. He urged the nation to put more collective and coherent efforts so as to kick away the “Killer Corona” from Pakistan. He advised the people to follow official instructions and guidelines and adopt suggested protective measures to keep themselves safe and sound from this fatal virus as the Government alone cannot win this war. He also urged the well-off families to support the poor people around them to prove that we don’t leave others helpless in the time of crises and calamities.
“1300 doctors have joined the health team to win the war against Corona Virus”, says KP Chief Minister
Talking about the relief package for the affectees of this crisis Mehmood Khan exclaimed that the KP government is going to announce anti-corona virus package very soon and the home work is almost complete in this regard. Chief Minister’s Information Advisor Ajmal Wazir Khattak told the media that there had been no case of Corona Virus reported in DI. Khan and the confirmed cases were infact the pilgrims who had returned from Iran and were accommodated in quarantine center in Dera Ismail Khan. Talking about the health facilities for Manga, Mardan where people had quarantined themselves in their homes after the death of a local person due to Corona Virus, Wazir told that the best possible facilities are being provided to the people from the health authorities.