Advanced thermo-scanners installed at all airports for corona diagnosis: Dr Zafar Mirza
government would reinforce surveillance measures at border crossings with Iran and other neighboring countries
ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza on Monday said that the federal government has installed advanced automatic thermal scanners at c across the country to prevent coronavirus spread.
In a statement, the special assistant said that the facility to diagnose coronavirus in four big cities has been provided. We are monitoring the situation and also devising strategies in this regard, he added.
Dr. Zafar further stated that all the resources being utilized against coronavirus. It is to be mentioned here that four coronavirus cases have been surfaced in Pakistan. The authorities have shut borders with Iran and Afghanistan (Taftan, Chaman) to control the disease.
Earlier, Dr. Zafar Mirza said the government would reinforce surveillance measures at border crossings with Iran and other neighboring countries.
He said top government officials have decided “a national campaign will be launched to create greater awareness among the people about coronavirus and precautions.”
The Federal Institute of Health in Islamabad and the Kidney Center in Rawalpindi have been recommended for the establishment of Corona Treatment Centre.
The virus has now killed more than 2900 people and infected over 83,000 worldwide, with an increasing number of new cases being reported each day.