Pakistan achieves capacity of conducting more than 15,500 Coronavirus tests per day
ISLAMABAD: Planning Minister Asad Umar on Friday said Pakistan had achieved the capacity of conducting over 15,500 Corona tests per day and 70 laboratories were fully functioning in the country.
In his remarks in the National Assembly, he said more than one thousand ventilators were being added to the existing health facilities to treat the Corona affected patients.
Around one hundred thousand health workers, including doctors, nurses, and paramedics regarding correct use of Personal Protection Equipment, while five thousand intensive care unit workers will be trained to handle Corona patients.
Regarding government’s relief efforts, Asad Umar said the PTI government has given the biggest relief package of country’s history.
The minister said the federal government was working in close coordination with the provincial government in efforts to combat Coronavirus.