Deputy Commissioner Abdullah Nayyer Sheikh said on Friday that the number of confirmed coronavirus has reached to 1479 in the district, while 44 patients have been died sine the outbreak of the pandemic. He expressed these views while chairing an anti-coronavirus meeting here at DC office. He directed the Assistant Commissioners (ACs) of all the tehsils to ensure use of facemasks and hand sanitizer at the public places and office so that coronavirus could be controlled. DC also directed the health officers to make sure provision of oxygen gas and establishment of isolation wards in all tehsils’ hospitals. On the occasion, CEO Health Dr. Rai Samiullah briefed the meeting that coronavirus lab had been functional now and which have the capacity to conduct three hundred tests in a day.