In the wake of an increase in positive cases, Chief Secretary Punjab Kamran Ali Afzal has directed the health department to complete all the arrangements and monitor the situation of corona virus on a daily basis.

He gave this instruction while presiding over a meeting to review the situation of corona virus in the province, at the Civil Secretariat on Monday.

The Chief Secretary said that protecting the health and lives of the people is the most important for the government, adding that citizens should supplement the government’s efforts to eradicate corona and dengue. He said that the only solution to prevent corona virus is precaution and vaccination. He appealed to the people to prove themselves as responsible citizens by adhering to corona SOPs including wearing masks.

The meeting decided to ensure implementation of condition of wearing masks and to start a special campaign to raise awareness among people about corona and dengue.

The Chairman of Corona Expert Advisory Group Prof. Mahmood Shaukat gave a detailed briefing to the meeting. He said that the vaccine is very effective against corona and due to not taking precautionary measures, there is an increase in Covid cases. The Secretary Health, Commissioner Lahore Division and officials of Health Department participated in the meeting.

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