The Ministry of Health Services, in coordination with the National Information Technology Board (NITB), has launched a web portal offering the latest information and updates regarding the 2019 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-2019).
“The NITB team In coordination with the Ministry of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination has launched the online portal for the awareness of coronavirus. We are hoping that this tool will serve as an effective source of information for all,” the CEO of NITB Shabahat Ali Shah said in a Tweet.
ATTENTION ALL –
In cordination with Ministry of
National Health Services Regulations & Coordination, @NationalITBoard LAUNCHES The Online Platform for
Awareness of Coronavirus (https://t.co/p7vtDJtPRr).
— Shabahat Ali Shah (@ShabahatAShah) February 28, 2020
The PM’s Special Assistant on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza also tweeted saying, “In addition to the 1169 COVID19 helpline, we are also launching an online coronavirus platform for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the disease. Please go to app.nhsrc.gov.pkfor more info and spread this among your friends, family and followers.”
227/ In addition to the 1166 #covid19 helpline, we are also launching an online #coronavirus platform for FAQs about the disease. Please go to https://t.co/C6951sBGT7 for more info and help spread this among your friends, family and followers. Thanks @NationalITBoard pic.twitter.com/azt3al7SWd
— Zafar Mirza (@zfrmrza) February 28, 2020
The portal contains details about the symptoms of novel coronavirus, its spread in humans, protective measures, medical and travel advisories, among other information.
Pakistan, on Wednesday, confirmed its first two cases of the new coronavirus. Both the patients had recently come back from Iran.
On Thursday, Dr. Zafar Mirza tweeted that both patients of coronavirus are stable and improving. Contacts traced until now and tested are all negative, he added.