Govt directs people with recent foreign travels history to take Corona test
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has directed people with recent foreign travel history to contact its toll free number for corona virus test.
According to an official announcement, they have been directed to contact the toll free number of provincial government 0-8000-1700 so that they can get tested for corona virus timely.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has urged the general public to play role in prevention of rapidly spreading epidemic.
He said Corona virus had been declared pandemic worldwide and safety precautionary measures were imperative to safe people from Coronavirus.
NDMA provides safety equipment to 100 hospitals in KP
National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Thursday provided safety equipment for doctors and medical staff of 100 hospitals in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
The NDMA Spokesperson said, “The equipment delivered today includes 74,000 surgical and 4,652 N-95 masks.”
He added that around 8,759 protective suits and more than 65,000 gloves were also provided in the consignment that included 3,000 sterilized gowns and 4,180 shoe covers.
Moreover, the safety equipment released also include 4,535 surgical caps, 1,322 protective glasses and 1,186 face shields, he added.
In other provinces, safety equipment for hospitals and medical staff would be dispatched within the next 24 hours. – APP