No death from coronavirus in KP, govt ready to counter pandemic: Ajmal Wazir
PESHAWAR: Adviser to Chief Minister on Information, Ajmal Khan Wazir Tuesday categorically said there was no death from coronavirus in the province till date.
Addressing a press conference here, he refuted the reports of death of a patient due to coronavirus at Haytabad Medical Complex in Peshawar and said that the test of the patient was negative, adding that rumour mongers should refrain from spreading rumours and terrorizing people.
“The situation is difficult, but the nation must stand committed, we are going to fight it out by all means,” he remarked.
Ajmal said the provincial machinery has been put in full gear to counter the coronavirus threat and all measures have been taken to treat the patients till their recovery. The screening and testing of those arriving from Iran would continue to minimize the risk of virus spread.
He also rejected the social media reports about Darazinda Quarantine in D I Khan district and said all at the patients at the center arrived from Taftan (Iran) and more than 225 would reach on Tuesday and to be screened accordingly.
He said that a task force under Chief Minister Mehmood Khan was monitoring the coronavirus situation and more decisions are in the offing as per need. - APP