Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Sunday announced that that 755 pilgrims at the Dera Ghazi Khan quarantine centre have recovered from coronavirus and shifted to their homes.
The pilgrims including women and the children were permitted to leave for their homes after getting clearance from the health officials.
CM Buzdar taking to Twitter said the figure also includes 175 pilgrims who had earlier tested positive for the coronavirus.
There are only 74 pilgrims left at the DG Khan quarantine centre, he said in a series of tweets.
“755 Zaireen, including those 175 who tested positive earlier, have returned to their homes after full recovery. Only 74 Zaireen left in DGK quarantine, who are being looked after in the best possible manner.”
While Pakistan is fighting COVID-19, there is a #GoodNews from #DGKhan755 Zaireen, including those 175 who tested positive earlier, have returned to their homes after full recovery.Only 74 Zaireen left in DGK quarantine, who are being looked after in the best possible manner.
— Usman Buzdar (@UsmanAKBuzdar) April 12, 2020
Local administration, Police and health care professionals deserve appreciation for taking care of Zaireen in the best possible manner during these difficult times, he added.