Face masks provided by China to be distributed among all provinces: Murad
Taking to twitter, he thanked China for donating 500,000 face masks to Sindh government during Coronavirus situation.
“On behalf of the people of Sindh, I would like to extend my sincere thanks to JackMa and the govt of China for firmly standing by us during our hour of need, and donating 500,000 face masks to the govt of Sindh. The assistance from our long-standing friends is very welcome!” he wrote.
He added that Chairperson Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto has instructed Sindh government to distribute these masks to all provinces.
CM added, “We realize that this fight isn’t limited to Sindh. On instructions of Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Sindh govt is distributing these face masks to all provinces, GB, AJK and Isb. These are difficult times and we can only succeed if we fight together for a #CoronaFreePakistan.”
— Murad Ali Shah (@MuradAliShahPPP) March 25, 2020
The number of total coronavirus cases has surged to 1,000 in Pakistan while 19 people have recuperated from the disease so far.
The country reported dozens of new cases during the last 24 hours. The infectious disease has claimed eight lives in Pakistan while five patients are reported to be in critical condition. Trains and flights operations have been suspended in the country.