Report on anti-virus steps submitted in SC

Staff Report

ISLAMABAD: The health ministry has submitted a comprehensive report in the Supreme Court (SC) on anti-coronavirus measures adopted by the federal government to contain the pandemic, media reported on Wednesday.
The report stated that the health ministry launched a helpline 1166, installed 83 thermal scanners on different locations besides establishing many isolation centres in the federal capital Islamabad. It added that the number of isolated beds is 154 in Islamabad. The overall number of beds in Islamabad’s quarantine centres is around 300 and more than 850 doctors and paramedical staff were being trained to fight COVID-19 pandemic. The report highlighted that 112 doctors and 108 paramedics were working to contain coronavirus.
The postings of doctors and paramedical staff members have been made in accordance with the number of infections. On the other hand, Prime Minister Imran Khan chided his special assistant on health, Dr Zafar Mirza, over exhibiting unserious behaviour before the Supreme Court (SC).