Islamabad, 26 March 2020 – Mudasser Chudhary:
National Coordination Committee on Coronavirus will hold its second meeting in Islamabad today (Thursday) with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair.
This was informed by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services Dr. Zafar Mirza.
He said the meeting will review implementation status of the decisions taken during the previous meeting of the National Security Committee.
The Special Assistant said that committee of parliamentary leaders is being constituted to oversight situation arising out of Coronavirus pandemic.
Talking about Coronavirus statistics in Pakistan, he said so far, total confirmed cases are 1022 with Islamabad 20, Punjab 310, Sindh 413, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 80, Balochistan 117, Azad Jammu and Kashmir one, and Gilgit-Baltistan 81.
Dr Zafar Mirza further said that eight Coronavirus-hit persons have died, 21 patients have recovered, while five are in critical situation.
The Special Assistant said five hundred thousand N-95 masks have been received from China, while personal protection equipment will arrive in Pakistan within next two days.