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Covid-19 cases declining: CM seeks plan to make OPDs, operation theatres functional

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed the health department to submit a comprehensive plan...

June 30, 2020

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed the health department to submit a comprehensive plan to fully make functional OPDs and operation theatres and required steps should be taken within 10-days positively to facilitate the patients.

While presiding over a meeting, here Monday, the CM directed the Health Minister to nominate focal persons for the complete operationalization of OPDs and operation theatres in every district. Similarly, a public awareness campaign should be run as well. Plugging the holes will improve the situation as patients face difficulties due to lack of complete functioning of OPDs and operation theatres, he maintained.

The CM expressed the satisfaction that effective measures taken by the Punjab government have helped to overcome the spread of coronavirus as the number of cases is declining. He directed to ensure strict compliance of governmental instructions for restricting the spread of the virus. He appreciated that doctors and paramedics have performed yeoman service to control the virus and directed that adoption of precautionary measures should be ensured for them.

Talking to a delegation of PTI South Punjab led by President Noor Khan Bhabha and general secretary Ali Raza Dareshak, the CM Usman Buzdar said that South Punjab Secretariat will be established in the next financial year adding that posts of additional chief secretary and additional IG police have been sanctioned.

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