Caretaker Chief Minister Punjab Mohsin Naqvi has ordered all necessary measures to be taken to combat dengue and coronavirus adding that a comprehensive plan should be implemented to combat dengue, and timely actions be taken while following SOPs. He also instructed that spray pumps and other equipment should be kept functional and special attention be paid to indoor and outdoor surveillance. The CM asserted that authentic data should be uploaded on the Punjab Information Technology Board's dashboard. The CBC test for dengue diagnosis will be available for Rs.95 and secretaries will be assigned to different areas to monitor the dengue control activities there.
The CM said that the situation of coronavirus in Punjab is normal, but people should take precautions to stay safe from it. Citizens who have received the second dose will be given the booster dose. He directed the formation of a cabinet sub-committee.
A meeting was held in the CM Office today which was attended by the Provincial Minister for Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education, Dr Javed Akram, the Provincial Minister for Primary and Secondary Healthcare, Dr Jamal Nasir, the chief secretary, Addl IG (Special Branch), secretaries of health, environment, local government, school education, auqaf departments, commissioner Lahore, DG health services Punjab, Chief Executive Officer Punjab Healthcare Commission and others attended the meeting while Dr Waseem Akram and Dr Tanveer Salam participated through video link.