Published On: Wed, Mar 25th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Punjab to induct 10000 doctors, paramedical staff

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LAHORE: Government of Punjab has decided to induct 10000 doctors and paramedical staff in wake of growing threat of coronavirus in the province.

Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Ahmed Khan Buzdar and other ministers have also announced to donate a month’s salary in Corona Fund.

While addressing a press conference with provincial finance and health minister, Usman Buzdar said that funds of Rs11 billion have been transferred to health department and clarified that government has not imposed any lockdown or curfew.

He informed the media that SOPs for mosques have been issued and fee of private schools has been halved. He also said that government will induct 10000 doctors and paramedical staff and local bodies elections have been postponed for nine months.