Published On: Mon, Jun 15th, 2020
Published in Category: District News / Mardan

Union Council Manga completely sealed

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Mardan: After the first death of the country due to corona virus at Manga union council around 56,000 people at Manga union were quarantined and the UC was completely sealed, sources at health department said.

Sources added that it was the second biggest quarantined and lockdown after the Wuhan city in China. Sources added that on 19th March after the first official novel corona virus (Covid-19) fatality of the country, 50-year-old Saadat Khan was reported from the area Manga Union Council (UC) in Mardan was totally sealed.

Sources added that later on Hazrat Ali a senior PMS officer was declared focal person for Manga . The senior officer has successfully managed supply of food, sanitation, health services and others allied services.

It was a test case in the country after the first ever positive case/death was reported in the country. It may be noted that 86% were recorded as positive as the public health lab Peshawar tested the union council Manga in different clusters.

The team of NIH was requested to take a second round in which out of 16,5112 were came back as negatives and thereafter a hard work of day night around 24 days the union council was phased wise released and de-sealed and normal locked down is continued. Similarly those Tabligi jumaat members of different countries around 300 were tested and managed to be sent back to their respective countries after thread bare attempts of COVID-19 in some of them. Sources added that they were given proper services sent under proper mechanism Implementation of SoP.