Pakistan’s COVID-19 testing capacity highest in South Asia: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD (HRNW) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that the coronavirus has gripped the entire globe and everyone must play their part in overcoming it. He said that Health has become a provincial article after the passing of 18th amendment.

Expressing these views during the special National Assembly session on Monday, the Minister said that coronavirus has wreaked havoc all across the globe and all countries are in a state of crisis. The virus has spread to 209 countries and no country has been able to fend it off completely. He said that tens of thousands of people have died due to coronavirus in countries such as United States, United Kingdom and Italy.

Shah Mahmood said that developing countries are especially in crisis due to the coronavirus, the likes of which has not been seen since the Second World War He said that the first case in Pakistan was reported on February 26 at which time our testing capacity was just 100, it has now been raised to multiple thousands. There are around 70 laboratories which have testing facilities and Pakistan has the best testing capability among all South Asian countries.

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