Friday, October 7, 2022

Zafar Mirza says all coronavirus cases in Pakistan came from abroad

Zafar Mirza says all coronavirus cases in Pakistan came from abroad
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant on Health Dr Zafar Mirza has said the number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan have now reached to 19 and all of them came from abroad. In a tweet, the special assistant said that all are stable and there is no evidence of local spread. He said the most important to limit the spread of coronavirus is to ensure that we observe hygiene by washing hands properly, avoid touching our face and keep distance with sick people. Dr Zafar Mirza also said that the government is working hard to contain the spread, but we all need to take our part in his fight.
10 more coronavirus cases surface in Sindh, patients increase to 18
Following detection of 10 more coronavirus cases in Sindh, total number of patients has increased to 18 across the country. One of the patients has recovered after treatment, while other patients are being treated in different hospitals. Meanwhile, the Sindh Health Department has refused the entry of irrelevant people to the office. The spokesman for the Sindh government said that the situation regarding the coronavirus is under control. Addressing a meeting of the Emergency Core Group in Islamabad, Special Assistant to PM on Health Zafar Mirza said that the government is ready to deal with any emergency. He said that so far 18 coronvirus cases have been confirmed. “We are ensuring all necessary measures to deal with coronavirus. The federal government and provinces are taking coordinated steps. We have devised a comprehensive strategy for the passengers from abroad,” he said. Zafar Mirza said that the patients undergo screening after 14-day quarantine. “The data of patients from abroad is given to the provincial government. A coordinated system of screening is available at Torkham Border,” he said. He said that they are jointly working taking it as national emergency. “We took steps on time to control coronavirus and issued SOPs for clinical guidelines,” he said.