Dr. Zafar Mirza Special Assistant to Prime Minister of Pakistan on Health has told that 21 patients of coronavirus pandemic have recovered their health and 8 persons died out of total 1022 cases in Pakistan so far.
Dr Zafar Mirza presented the latest updates regarding ongoing efforts to combat COVID-19 pandemic in a media talk.
“The number of coronavirus patients reaches 1022 in Pakistan. Overall 21 patients have recovered and 8 persons infected with the virus have passed away so far. The virus infects 64% male and 26% female COVID-19 patients across the country. 5 patients are critical while most the patients aged between 25 to 40.”
“93% patients of COVID-19 travelled from foreign countries and I am insisting everyday to strictly adopt precautionary measures to contain this disease. Don’t go outside except for basic needs and avoid shaking hands, otherwise, it is very difficult to stop its outbreak in other parts of the country.
“A flight from Doha carrying 148 passengers on board had been landed in Pakistan last night. We conduct coronavirus tests of all passengers of the flight and they were also tested negative.”
“Pakistan has received 0.5 million N95 face masks from China and personal protection kits and other medical equipment up to 12 tons will be brought to the country on Friday.”
“PM Imran Khan will chair a session of National Coordination Committee tomorrow (Thursday) where the steps taken to adopt social distancing will be reviewed.”
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03 April, 2020