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2900 sugar bags recovered from stockers

MULTAN   –   District administration has recovered 2900 sugar bags from two illegal godowns during a crackdown against stockers here on Thursday. In line with special directives of provincial government, the Assistant Commission-er City Khawaja Umair Mahmood along with police launched a crackdown against stockers of sugar. The officer recovered 2900 sugar bags from two godowns of Imran and Albasit situated near Central Jail morr. The administration sealed both godowns and deployed police officials and market committee officials there. 

As-sistant Commissioner said that stock of both godowns was not registered and the raid was conducted over intelligence informations.

Another two patients die of corona in Multan

Two more patients lost battle of life against coronovirus at Nishtar Hopsital during last 24 hours.

Nishtar focal person for infectious diseases, Dr Irfan Arshad, said on Thursday that Saeeda Feroza (85) and Arif Ali (50 ) died of coronovirus. Saeeda belonged to Multan while Arif hailed from Layyah, he informed.

He informed that a total of 120 patients of COVID-19 were admitted while 65 were positive and 24 were suspected, he stated.

Five-day polio drive to be commenced in Multan from Mar 29

Deputy Comissioner Multan Ali Shehzad on Thursday chaired a meeting and said that a five-day long polio drive would be commenced in the city from March 29.

The meeting was attended by officers of all allied departments including Assistant Commissioners Umair Mahmood, Mudasser Mumtaz and Muhammed Zubair.

CEO health Dr Arshad Malik, Dr Abid Hussani and Dr Muhammad Farooqi were also present on the occasion. According to details, over nine lac children below five years age will be vaccinated through 2408 teams placed at different areas of the district. A total of 476 area in-charges, 140 UMCOs has been designated to monitor the drive at targeted areas.

On the occasion, DC said that everyone should play their role to eliminate the dis-ease from the country. He expressed zero tolerance over showing any negligence on part of officials concerned. He termed detecting samples of polio virus from sewerage disposal as a ‘challenge.’

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