Fawad Hussain Chaudhry—the Federal Minister for Science and Technology said Pakistan is producing its own sanitizers and disinfectants and is now capable of exporting them to other countries.
The federal minister, while speaking at an event at COMSTECH, said that Pakistan faced a shortage of hand sanitizers in the first ten days of the detection of the first two cases of the COVID-19 in the country.
“We decided to manufacture face masks, hand sanitizers, and sanitizing walk-through gates,” he said.
Chaudhry said that Pakistan is producing its own sanitizers and disinfectants today and now is in position to export them. “A committee has also been set up to look into the ways and means to manufacture the testing kits for the novel coronavirus,” he added.
On the other hand, in Hyderabad, 9 new cases of coronavirus have been detected within 24 hours which makes up the total tally rise up to 301. On Wednesday, the data updated by the Provincial Health Department shows that out of all 301 confirmed COVID-19 cases, much of them are locally transmitted.