PESHAWAR: Directorate General Health Services Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has declared coronavirus test mandatory for its employees.
The directorate has issued an order in this regard declaring cornavirus test mandatory for all the employees working with the health department. Those who have had their tests should submit the test report to deputy director admin office. Attendance of the employee will not be marked and his salary would be cut if he has not get himself tested for the viral infection.
Sources said several of the directorate employees were not getting themselves tested for covid-19. They said tests of the employees working in wards, technicians, paramedics, security guards and other healthcare professionals were not being conducted either.
Pakistan Doctors Association has said that the employees working at quarantine centres must be tested for the virus.