Islamabad, 29 March 2020 – Mudasser Chudhary:
Pakistan Army troops are assisting Federal and Provincial administrations in ensuring enforcement measures for containment of COVID-19 with focus on Public Safety.
According to ISPR, army troops have been deployed across the country in aid of civil power under article 245.
All points of entries are being manned and monitored with establishment of joint Check Posts. Joint patrolling with other Law Enforcement Agencies is being carried out effectively.
Contact tracking, tracing to identify and isolate suspected individuals is being done to ensure containment of COVID-19 spread.
Army troops are also assisting in management of quarantine facilities. A total of 182 quarantine facilities have been established across the country.