Technical team formed to counter coronavirus: Dr Yasmin Rashid

LAHORE (HRNW) – A new technical team has been formed to counter the coronavirus epidemic which will submit its report after every four hours, Punjab Minister for Health Dr Yasmin Rashid has said.

The health minister told that it will be considered upon the team’s recommendations to close educational institutions and ban public gatherings if the condition worsens.

“The situation of every epidemic disease changes on daily basis. Coronavirus has spread in 82 countries and cases in Italy, Iran, Iraq and China are more than other countries. More than 3,000 people have died of the virus in China and fatalities in other countries are now increasing.

“The viral infection affects children and elderly people more and over 80,000 people suffered from this disease worldwide. The fatality rate is three percent.

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