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KP Govt to train 1,000 health workers of private hospitals to control COVID-19

June 16, 2020 |

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Healthcare Commission has announced training programme for 1,000 workers of private hospitals regarding adoption of safety measures to control COVID-19 infections. Chief Executive of the Commission Dr Maqsood Ali, in a statement today [Tuesday] said an extensive training to doctors, nurses and paramedics of private hospitals would be started next week with special […]

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1,577 less new positive cases from yesterday

June 15, 2020 |

1577 less new positive cases from yesterday (6825 cases on 13 Jun 20, Last 24 hours 5248) 29,085 tests conducted during last 24 hours. 53,721 People recovered so far across Pakistan making it a significant count. There is no patient on vent in AJK & Balochistan. 459 vents occupied across Pakistan out of 1400 vents […]

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Smart lockdown in those areas where maximum corona cases reported; CM KPK informed

June 15, 2020 |

The meeting of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Task Force for Corona was held in Peshawar today (Monday) with Chief Minister Mahmood Khan. Later, briefing media about the decisions, Advisor to Chief Minister on Information Ajmal Wazir said the government has decided to enforce smart lockdown in the areas where maximum corona cases have been reported. He said […]

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Coronavirus: Social distancing of Govt employees to start from Monday

June 14, 2020 |

The government has approved social distancing of public sector employees for a period of fifteen days with effect from Monday. The step has been taken as a precautionary and preventive measures against the spread of coronavirus and to mitigate its adverse effects. A memorandum to this effect was issued by Ministry of Interior. Secretary and […]

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Smart lockdown imposed in G-9/2 & G-9/3 and Markaz Karachi Company areas of Islamabad

June 14, 2020 |

Smart lockdown imposed in G-9/2 & G-9/3 and Markaz Karachi Company areas of Islamabad. Lock down in G-9/2 & G-9/3 and Markaz Karachi Company are designed to prevent disease spread and induce due caution in other high spread areas. During last 24 hours more than 13116 violations of health guidelines/instructions observed across Pakistan. More than […]

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No shortage of ventilators in hospitals of KP: Ajmal Wazir

June 13, 2020 |

Advisor to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister on Information Ajmal Wazir says there is no shortage of ventilators in hospitals of the province to treat coronavirus patients. Briefing the media persons in Peshawar today [Sunday], he said the government is gradually increasing the testing capacity in the province. The Adviser also asked the other provinces […]

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World Blood Donor Day observes today

June 13, 2020 |

World Blood Donor Day is being observed today (Sunday) to raise awareness about significance of blood donations and to thank the donors for their gift of life. The Donor Day celebrations are also a reminder that blood transfusion is the single most important life-saving intervention carried out every day in healthcare settings all over the […]

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Survey, spray operations to control locust underway across country: NDMA

June 12, 2020 |

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) says survey and spray operations to control locust are underway across the country. According to the spokesperson of NDMA, survey of 352,000 hectares of area was carried out while 11,730 hectares were sprayed across the country during the last twenty-four hours. He said 9100 hectares in Balochistan, 1400 hectares in […]

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Survey, spray operations underway to control locust countrywide: NDMA

June 11, 2020 |

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) says survey and spray operations are underway to control locust across the country. According to the spokesperson of NDMA, survey of 353,000 hectares of area was carried out while 11,300 hectares were sprayed across the country during the last twenty-four hours. He said 9100 hectares in Balochistan, 1100 hectares in […]

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KP Health Dept achieves capacity to conduct 3,000 corona tests daily

June 11, 2020 |

Provincial Minister for Health Taimur Saleem Jhagra said Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has achieved the capacity to conduct 3,000 corona tests daily. In a message on his social media account twitter handle, he said people could call on 1700 for free corona test. Rapid Response Team of Health Department would visit their homes to collect specimen. He […]

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Covid-19: 8,049 SOP violations reported across Pakistan: NCOC

June 7, 2020 |

A total of 8,049 violations of SOPs have been reported to NCOC from across the country during last 24 hours. To ensure public safety, compliance of health guidelines for containment of COVID, dedicated teams of provinces including AJ& K , GB & ICT ensured that those not adhering to health instruction/ guidelines are sensitised as […]

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PM discusses COVID-19 situation with Punjab, KP’ CMs

June 7, 2020 |

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad today (Sunday). During the meeting, they discussed the COVID-19 situation and development projects in their respective provinces. Source: Radio Pakistan

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