KARACHI: Five new cases of polio have been emerged from different parts of the country, four from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and one from Balochistan.
Health officials on Saturday stated that the cases of the polio were reported in Lakki Marwat, Pishin in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and Qilla Abdullah in Balochistan.
A three-day anti-polio campaign is underway in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IGP Sanaullah Abbasi directed the regional police officers to constrict security steps of the polio teams during the vaccination campaigns.
The number of polio cases in Pakistan has reached 17 in 2020.