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On Saturday, Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting to discuss the mechanism for “Coronavirus Relief Tiger Force” that will be adopted in the coming days.

The meeting was attended by PM’s principal secretary, Azam Khan, Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar, Shahzad Akber and others.

Coronavirus Relief Tiger Force is a volunteer program that will ensure that certain important activities are carried out during the pandemic.

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Healthy youngsters (above 18) are encouraged to register for the force. They will be taking part in managing affairs in rural and urban quarantine centers.

The authorities decided, “They will also take care of patients quarantined at their homes along with providing guidelines to the masses in hospitals and public places.”

“The tiger force members will be briefed on a daily basis from government officials on their responsibilities,” the meeting decided.

Besides that, the force will record data, help police in lockdown, control hoarding, and take part in burial duties if the situation gets out of hands.

It is pertinent to mention here that the number of deaths from the novel coronavirus rose to 28 as of 30th March, according to while 1664 people have been affected by novel coronavirus countrywide.

There are 638 cases in Punjab, 508 cases in Sindh, 192 in KPK, and 141 in Balochistan.

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