People must maintain social distance to contain spread of Corona Virus: DC Attock

By Faisal Munir,
ATTOCK: Deputy Commissioner Ali Anan Qamar on Friday urged people to
strictly observed social distancing and remain restricted to their
houses to play their role in containing the spread of corona Virus .

Deputy Commissioner Ali Anan Qamar While talking to newsmen here, he
said that those coming from abroad must remain in self quarantine and
in case of any symptoms of corona must contact health department .

Sanitisers and masks are available in all the medical stores and if
some one feels any problems in this context must inform the
authorities . He said that general stores and medical stores are open
across the district and all type of edibles are available in abundance

He said that he himself and other officers were visiting different
areas of the district to ensure implementation of Section 144 and lock
down .

District Officer Industry Rabia Naseem who was also present on the
occasion and told newsmen that availability of commodities was being
ensured and those found involved in over charging and hoarding are
dealt strictly.

Meanwhile a source of health department told this journalist that so
for 19 Corona Virus suspect patients have been reported in Attock
district and were admitted in different hospital .

Their throat swab samples were sent to NIH and till now one patient
has been declared positive who is admitted to isolation ward in DHQ
Attock while 12 patients have been declared negative and lab results
of six patients are awaited

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