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Zafar Mirza says 420 out of total coronavirus cases locally transmitted

03 March, 2020 8:29 pm 8:29 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant on Health Dr Zafar Mirza on Sunday has said that the number of coronavirus patients in Pakistan is 1,526 as 420 patients were locally transmitted. Addressing a press conference, the special assistant said that 36 per cent cases of coronavirus are from Punjab while 857 cases surfaced from the … Read More


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World has learnt a lot from China about prevention of coronavirus: Dr Zafar

03 March, 2020 2:56 pm 2:56 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant on National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza has said that world has learnt a lot from China regarding the prevention and control of communicable diseases coronavirus (COVID-19). Briefing the team of Chinese doctors at National Institute of Health in Islamabad on Sunday, the special assistant hoped that Pakistani health … Read More


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Prohibition for sale of malaria drug chloroquine without prescription

03 March, 2020 9:14 pm 9:14 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal government has issued advisory regarding chloroquine as prohibition for sale of malaria drug chloroquine without prescription. Addressing a press conference, Special Assistant on National Health Dr Zafar Mirza has said that a group of health experts have been given the task to issue advisory on the use of Chloroquine … Read More


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Zafar Mirza confirms two deaths from coronavirus in country

03 March, 2020 9:38 am 9:38 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant on National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza has confirmed two deaths from coronavirus in the country. In a tweet, he said a 50-year old person from Mardan recently returned from Umra, tested positive for coronavirus. With deep regret I confirm the death of first Pakistani due to #coronavirus. A … Read More


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Dr Zafar Mirza admits lack of ideal facilities at Taftan border quarantine

03 March, 2020 8:21 pm 8:21 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza has admitted that there was lack of ideal facilities at Taftan border quarantine. Addressing a press conference on Monday, he said that the coronvirus patients increased due to arrival of devotees from Iran. “By Sunday, the number of patients was 54, … Read More


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Facebook assures Pakistan to remove misinformation about coronavirus

03 March, 2020 2:32 pm 2:32 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Facebook international delegation assured Pakistan that the social media website will remove the misinformation regarding coronavirus from Facebook on Thursday. This was said during the meeting held between Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza and a Facebook’s international delegation. According to a health ministry spokesperson, … Read More


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Coronavirus cases jump in Pakistan, total number of patients rise to 16

03 March, 2020 10:15 am 10:15 am

KARACHI (92 News) – Coronavirus cases jumped in Pakistan as total number of patients rise to 16 on Tuesday. According to the details garnered, nine people who recently returned from abroad were tested positive for novel coronavirus in Karachi, pushing the tally to 13 in Sindh and 16 in the country. The Sindh Health Department … Read More


289 coronavirus suspected samples tested but only six of them positive: Zaf...

03 March, 2020 8:55 am 8:55 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant on Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza said that 289 coronavirus suspected samples were tested but only six of them were positive. Speaking to the journalists, Dr Zafar Mirza has reiterated the government’s commitment to save public from the Coronavirus outbreak. He expressed the commitment during his surprise visit to … Read More


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Coronavirus cases jump in Pakistan, total number of patients rise to five

03 March, 2020 10:03 am 10:03 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Coronavirus cases jumped in Pakistan as total number of patients rise to five on Tuesday. 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 … Read More


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Both patients of COVID in country are stable, improving: Zafar

02 February, 2020 11:46 am 11:46 am

ISLAMABD (92 News) – Special Assistant on National Health Services Zafar Mirza has said that both the patients of coronavirus (COVID) in the country are stable and improving. In a tweet, he said contacts of patients have been traced and tested and found negative. “Both patients of #COVIDー19 are stable and improving. Contacts traced until … Read More


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Country-wide anti-polio drive continues on second day

02 February, 2020 11:53 am 11:53 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A country-wide anti-polio campaign continued on Tuesday to vaccinate the under five years old children for the second day. During the ongoing campaign, over 39.6 million children under five years of age will be administered polio drops. According to an official of National Emergency Operations Centre, more than 265,000 frontline polio … Read More


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Dr Zafar Mirza says no coronavirus case in Pakistan

02 February, 2020 5:20 pm 5:20 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar has claimed that there is no coronavirus in the country. Talking to the media on Monday, he said that tests were conducted on seven suspected cases, which turned out to be negative. He said that Pakistan had taken all precautionary measures … Read More


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Pakistan has now capability of diagnosing Coronarivus: Dr Zafar

02 February, 2020 6:11 pm 6:11 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant on National Health Dr Zafar Mirza on Sunday said that Pakistan has now capability of diagnosing Coronarivus. In his tweet on Sunday, the special assistant said, “Alhamdolilah, as of today we have now capability of diagnosing coronarivus in Pakistan. He also applauded the National Institute of Health (NIH) leadership … Read More


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Dr Zafar Mirza says Pakistanis’ evacuation from China not appropriate

02 February, 2020 3:14 pm 3:14 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza said that the evacuation of Pakistanis from China is not appropriate with regard to the public health. Talking to the media on Saturday, he said that the government has continuously been in touch with the Chinese government and embassy. “The … Read More


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Best diagnosis of coronavirus only possible in China: Dr Zafar Mirza

01 January, 2020 8:48 pm 8:48 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza said that the best diagnosis of coronavirus is only possible in China. Addressing a press conference on Thursday, he said that it is not better in favour of the stranded Pakistanis in China to bring them back immediately. He said … Read More