Lahore, April 22, 2020 (PPI-OT): Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid visited Rajanpur Quarantine Center on Wednesday to check arrangements for COVID-19 suspected and confirmed patients. Punjab Livestock Minister Hasnain Dareshak, Deputy Commissioner and CEO of District Rajanpur district accompanied the Health Minister to the Center. The Deputy Commissioner and the CEO gave a briefing to the Minister about the arrangements at the Center. A total of 85 patients were kept at the Rajanpur Center out of whom 60 have returned to their homes including confirmed patients. The Health Minister said, “I congratulate the district administration and appreciate their efforts for making good arrangements for Corona patients.
Provincial Minister Hasnain Dareshak is personally supervising the provision of treatment and other facilities for Corona patients in Rajanpur district. We are making all out efforts to control Corona in Punjab. It is encouraging to note that the number of patients recovering and returning to homes is increasing on daily basis. Dr. Yasmin Rashid further said, “We are making repeated appeals to the people to observe safety precautions. We are trying to enhance the testing capacity and to take it to 10,000 tests per day. The morale of doctors and paramedical staff is high and they are working with dedication and commitment.”
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