KP CM adviser urges public to strictly follow SOPs over COVID-19 in Eidul Azha
PESHAWAR (92 News) – Adviser to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister on Information Kamran Khan Bangash urged the public to strictly follow SOPs to contain spread of COVID-19 during forthcoming Eidul Azha.
Talking to the journalists in Peshawar on Sunday, the adviser said the protection of public from coronavirus is the top priority of the government.
“Another hospital with the assistance of NDMA is being established in Peshawar Institute of Cardiology for corona patients,” the minister maintained.
On the other hand, Pakistan has confirmed 74 deaths in a single day by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 248,872. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 5,197.
According to the National Command and Operation Centre, 2,521 new cases were detected after 24,211 tests were conducted in the previous 24 hours.
86,975 COVID-19 patients are undergoing treatment while 156,700 patients have recuperated from the disease. 15,626,38 tests have been conducted across the country so far.
103,836 cases have been detected in Sindh so far, 86,556 in Punjab, 30,078 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11,157 in Balochistan, 14, 023 in Islamabad, 1,564 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 1,658 in Gilgit Baltistan.