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Coronavirus fears: Strict precautionary measures put at Peshawar airport

Coronavirus fears: Strict precautionary measures put at Peshawar airport
PESHAWAR (92 News) – Strict precautionary measures have been put at the Peshawar airport due to coronavirus fears on Wednesday. According to the details garnered, anti-germs spray is being carried out at airport lounge, bridges, grills, trolleys, floor, walls and other installations of the airport, frequently, to ensure healthy environment in the premises. Modern technology based latest scanners have been installed at the airport, while Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) health teams are thoroughly checking every passenger amid coronavirus threat. Meanwhile, all the staff has been directed to wear masks and gloves as preventive measure by the airport authorities, while entry of the employees will be banned in case of any violation of preventive steps. Earlier, coronavirus cases jumped in Pakistan as total number of patients rise to five. This report was confirmed by Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza. “We have now 5th confirmed case of #COVID19 in federal areas,” Dr Zafar Mirza said. “Patient is stable and is being managed well. I request the media to respect the privacy of the patient and the family,” the special assistant tweeted. Earlier, Dr Zafar Mirza said that one of the two patients has tested positive in the capital Islamabad and the other one in Karachi. It is noteworthy that the earlier two cases were also detected in the same cities. The special assistant said they were fast recovering and one would be discharged from hospital soon. He said the government would further reinforce surveillance measures at border crossings with Iran and other neighbouring countries. “I can confirm 2 new cases of #coronavirus disease have been diagnosed today in Pakistan. 1 in Sindh and 1 in Fed areas. These patients are being handled according to clinical protocols. Contact tracing  has started and we will make sure all concerned are taken well care off,” Zafar Mirza tweeted.