KARACHI: CM Sindh has announced to dedicate this Eidul Fitr to frontline workers, “all the doctors, paramedics, nurses, ward boys, police and other security officials” who were working to combat the virus.
Adding that people could give healthcare workers a “gift on Eid” by staying home, he said that Prime Minister Imran Khan should also make a national announcement calling for people to celebrate Eid with simplicity. “I have said from the first day that there should be a national narrative.”
He further announced to provide compensation packages for the families of doctors and paramedics who lost lives while saving the people from vovel coronavirus.
CM Sindh apprised the media that seven doctors in the province had laid down their lives while 364 healthcare workers remain infected with the virus.
The compensation packages will be brought before the Sindh cabinet for approval prior to formal announcement.