Govt to prevent Coronavirus spread

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Punjab Minister for Public Prosecution and focal person for anti-corona measures in Faisalabad, Chaudhry Zaheeruddin, Thursday said the government was taking all measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. He was talking to the media here at the committee room of Deputy Commissioner office. He said that the administrative officers and team of Punjab chief minister played a major role in containing the spread of coronavirus, adding that the services of doctors and paramedical staff were also highly commendable.
About implementation of coronavirus standard operating procedures (SOPs), he said that during the current week, 71 shopping malls, restaurants, marriage halls and public transport terminals were sealed and Rs 150,000 fine was imposed on them. He said that face-masks had also been distributed among 1,465 persons during the week. The minister said that in December, 781 points had been sealed, 46 cases registered and Rs1.2 million fine imposed over violations of the corona SOPs.—APP