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February 20, 2020

CM Usman Buzdar inspects Corona virus surveillance monitoring centre

Lahore

February 20, 2020

LAHORE:Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Wednesday inspected the monitoring system and arrangements made at the control room set up in the aftermath of Corona virus outbreak in China.

During his visit to Surveillance & Monitoring Centre at Primary and Secondary Healthcare office here, he appreciated that the control room was operational round-the-clock, adding that the Punjab government procured kits for the diagnosis and detection of Corona virus, whereas the facility of Corona virus testing was also available in the provincial capital.

The provincial government has put the health department on high alert to monitor the situation and facilities needed to cope with the virus, the chief minister observed and added that online monitoring of more than 50 district and tehsil headquarters hospitals would help in provision of better healthcare facilities to the people.

The chief minister said the Punjab government’s anti-polio campaign was also ongoing successfully as children up to five years of age were being administered polio drops at their doorstep by the teams, he concluded.