All 3 and 4 Stars hotels across Pakistan to be converted into quarantine centres for coronavirus patients

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All 3 and 4 Stars hotels across Pakistan to be converted into quarantine centres for coronavirus patients

ISLAMABAD: *All 3 and 4 Stars hotels across Pakistan to be converted into quarantine centres for coronavirus patients, *The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has asked provinces.

NDMA has asked to convert all 3-4 star hotels in to quarantine centres in fight against COVID-19, ARY News reported.

According to sources, the NDMA has written a letter to the federal interior secretary and all four provincial chief secretaries in this regard.

The move comes after Pakistan witnessed an increase in the coronavirus cases.

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In the letter, the NDMA has said it is necessary to take preventative measures against the coronavirus as per the WHO guidelines.

Sources said the hotels will be made into quarantine centres with one person to one room.

The number link of novel coronavirus cases surged to 299 in Pakistan with two confirmed deaths of persons returned home from foreign countries.

The deceased persons were belonging to KP’s Mardan and Hangu.

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