Staff Reporters Lahore/Peshawar
Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan have reduced their daily interactions after multiple employees of the chief minister houses of both provinces tested positive for coronavirus.
Sources within the Punjab CM house said that two employees had contracted coronavirus and lost their lives a few days ago. Among them, revealed sources, were a protocol officer and a waiter.
The officials also confirmed that 16 officials of the Punjab CM House have been diagnosed with the coronavirus in the past few days.
A spokesperson of Punjab CM House said Buzdar will only hold important meetings and visits at his office.
He added that there was a ban imposed on normal visits due to the prevalent situation of the coronavirus.
Separately, Special Assistant to Chief Minister Kamran Bangash confirmed that six employees of the KP CM House have tested positive for coronavirus.
Bangash said that the CM’s meetings with elected officials have been suspended, adding that the chief minister will hold meetings via video link.