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KARACHI MARCH 12: Spokesperson Sindh Government and Advisor Law and Environment Barrister Murtaza Wahab said at an emergency press conference in Sindh Assembly Committee Room today that there are fourteen patients with corona virus in Sindh of which one patient has recovered and to date, another patient has recovered. The test done negatively.

He said that the patient who was recovering today was 64 years, which was critically worrisome but thanks to Allah, this patient has also recovered. There is a dire need to make quarantine at Jinnah International Airport for which a letter had also been written to the federal government but no progress had been made in this regard. He said Health Department Sindh Government has deployed 80 medical personnel so that people coming from overseas would be tested through thermal scanners and from yesterday till now, three persons had been shifted to Ojha Hospital in in corona virus area so that they could be tested in their favor.

He said that a meeting was held between Governor Sindh and Prime Minister of Pakistan today. The meeting did not discuss the global outbreak of the corona virus as the federal government is not responding to the sensitivity of the issue which is a tragic situation. He added that all my provincial governments and the federal government have appealed to this matter should be taken as seriously as the government is doing with its practical steps.

He said that the Prime Minister priorities include political meetings but are not taking any steps to cope with global outbreaks like the Corona virus. Responding to questions from journalist he said the provincial border is not as threatened by the thorough scrutiny of the international border.

He appealed to media representatives should not make any suggestion regarding the closure of educational institutions in view of the threat of the corona virus as it is spreading public anxiety about the situation in Sindh after 16 March. We would be able to make a final decision.

He said that at the moment the global outbreak of this we forget the political differences between each country and to protect himself.

HANDOUT NO---245(MIZ)


Handouts

CONDOLENCE

06-03-2020

CORONAVIRUS

02-03-2020

CORRIGENDUM

06-01-2020

CHARGE ASSUMPTION

28-11-2019

PAC DIRECTIVES.

29-10-2019