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KP announces closure of restaurants, suspends inter-city transport

KP announces closure of restaurants, suspends inter-city transport
PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government has announced the closure of all markets, shopping malls, and restaurants and had also imposed a complete ban on inter-district public transport from March 23.
While addressing a press conference today (Sunday) KP Information Minister Ajmal Wazir said that the decision has been taken in view of the emergency situation that has emerged due to coronavirus.  
The Information Minister said that the government has decided to recruit 1,200 more doctors across the medical facilities in the province.
He also informed that there are 31 coronavirus cases in the province and 4 people have died so far due to novel coronavirus in Pakistan.
The Information Minister also confirmed that the woman who tested positive for the virus had passed away on Saturday.
According to a notification, all inter-district passenger public transport will be suspended under Section 16(A)(1) of NDMA (K-P) Act 2010 for seven days with effect from 9:00 am on March 23.
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