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LGH completed arrangements for setting up corona wards and ICUs in two nearby private hospitals

Lahore:31 March: Lahore General Hospital (LGH) has completed arrangements for setting up corona wards and ICUs in two nearby private hospitals and has released the duty roster of doctors and paramedics. Principal Postgraduate Medical Institute Prof Dr Alfreed Zafar visited these hospitals on Monday and issued necessary instructions to the LGH administration. Speaking on the occasion, Prof Al-freed Zafar said in the light of the orders of the Punjab Health Department, staff will be given 15 days leave after completing one week duty at Corona Isolation Ward at Lahore General Hospital and new staff will replace them. He said initially 50 beds to each hospital have been allocated to the private hospitals and that the number can be increased if needed. He said doctors and nurses who do duty in private hospitals, security kits, pick and drop and food will be provided to these doctors and staff by the administration of LGH. Prof Al-freed said people should strictly follow precautions. joint efforts: Industries and Trade Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal has said, “With determination and unity we will win war against coronavirus.” In a statement issued here on Monday, the minister said joint efforts by the government, institutions and people will eradicate the pandemic and help overcome the crisis. The minister said the nation salutes the medics and paramedical staff for treating corona patients by standing on forefront. Lockdown was imposed to save the masses from dangers of coronavirus and they should observe it properly. The PTI government is standing with its people in this hour of tribulation and suffering. The Punjab government on the pattern of federal government has also granted relief package to the downtrodden segment of society amounting billions of rupees, the minister said and urged philanthropists to come forward and help the needy. The minister said there is no scarcity of food items in the country and people should not panic and buy commodities beyond their needs. Those indulging in hoarding are criminals of the nation, he regretted.The news.