Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan while promoting calm in the region stated that people should not be panic about coronavirus.
He stated here on Saturday that almost 98% of the patients suffering from coronavirus have recovered.
Taking to her twitter handle she said,
“Provinces have been directed to send their reports regarding the steps taken to curb and contain the spread of the virus.”
“We will defeat the coronavirus the same way we defeated other diseases,” she added.
Moreover, she announced that screening facilities are being available in Lahore, Islamabad, and Karachi in order to identify patients suffering from coronavirus.
She went on saying that “More than 98 per cent of those who fall victim to coronavirus recover.”
وزیراعظم عمران خان کا عزم ہے کہ “کرونا وائرس سے ڈرنا نہیں لڑنا ہے”۔اس ضمن میں تمام صوبائی حکومتوں سے اقدامات اور انتظامات کی رپورٹ طلب کر لی گئی ہے۔عوام میں آگاہی اورشعور بیدار کرکے ان کے تحفظ کو یقینی بنائیں گے۔باقی امراض کی طرح اسے بھی شکست دیں گے۔#کورونا_سے_ڈرنا_نہیں_لڑنا_ہے
— Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan (@Dr_FirdousPTI) February 29, 2020
It is worth noticing that earlier in February, Pakistan has experienced two positive cases of coronavirus in Karachi and Islamabad.
Both the patients are being taken into the private ward in the hospitals where they have been given proper medical aid.