The second wave of Corona became dangerous. In the last 24 hours in the provincial capital Lahore, 21 people lost their lives due to Corona while 360 people fell victim to the deadly virus. The total number of deaths was 1486 while the number of deaths across the province was 3732. In Lahore, 133 people are undergoing treatment in the ICU.
In addition, the corona has increased the risk to children, spreading pneumonia and cholera, government departments have joined hands on the new corona threat, recommendations have been made to prevent infectious diseases, and handwashing arrangements have been made in hospitals.
Nutrition Cell Punjab has formulated an important plan for the protection of children. The Planning and Development Board-based Nutrition Cell in Punjab has formulated recommendations to protect children from infectious diseases in the Corona epidemic, according to which the Department of Health, Department of Public Health Engineering, Waste Management Companies and Local Government Department will work together.
According to experts, cholera and pneumonia are likely to spread among teenagers due to the corona epidemic, which has prompted all hospitals in Punjab to provide soap and handwashing facilities by January 30. An order was also issued to the Punjab Health Department to activate the mechanism on all medical centres in Punjab by March 30, 2021.
Extracted from City42 News