CM Jam Kamal emphasizes on setting up of CTLs at divisional, district hospitals

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QUETTA:    (Parliament Times)   Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan has directed the concerned authorities to immediately set up basic infrastructure for establishment of Coronavirus Testing Laboratories (CTL) at divisional and district level hospitals. Stressed,

The chief Minister Jam Kamal said this while speaking at a high-level meeting here on Sunday, which was attended by Provincial Ministers Mir Zahoor Baledi, Mir Saleem Khosa, Chief Secretary Fazil Asghar, IG Police Mohsin Hassan Butt, Health Secretary Dosteen Jamaldini, Secretary Sports and in-charge BCOC Imran Gachki, Additional IG Police Abdul Razzaq Cheema, Dr. Prof. Sikandar Sultan, DG Health Dr. Saleem Abro and others.

The meeting reviewed the current status of the corona virus in the province, availability of health facilities at hospitals and the provincial government’s readiness to deal the situation. The Chief Minister on the occasion issued strict orders to the concerned authorities urging full implementations of the decisions taken during the government meetings. In order to yield desired results the CM emphasized that the implementations of the decisions must be ensured in letter and spirit.

Expressing concern over the rising trend of COVID19 cases in the Quetta city, the meeting once again appealed to the people to ensure implementation of all other precautionary measures including the use of faces masks. The meeting decided that in the larger interests of people the province; government would not hesitate in taking strict measures to prevent the spread of the virus.

The participants of the meeting also discussed the provision of granting food package to the coronavirus affected patients who have self-quarantined themselves at their homes and were not in position to afford a balanced diet necessary to strengthen immune system. The meeting was informed that implementation of the program would begin soon under which affectees would be granted relief under PDM program.