Punjab govt starts sending COVID-19 test results through SMS

The PTI-led Provincial government of Punjab has started sending the results of the Coronavirus tests to the patients directly through SMS on their mobile phone devices.

According to the details, the government of Punjab took this decision to facilitate the people undergoing the tests of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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The details said that in record time, the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department of the Punjab government has completed the work on an ‘online reports and coronavirus tests project’.

The Secretary of Primary Healthcare Punjab Muhammad Usman said that the provincial government is delivering the results of the deadly virus to the suspected patients via SMS service. He further said that so far more than 130,000 results of the coronavirus pandemic have been sent to the patient through the SMS service.

Usman added that the reports of the government laboratories will be available online for everyone just like the private laboratories-style from now onwards.

It is pertinent to mention here that the as many as 553 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus were reported in the most populated province of the country Punjab during the period of last 24 hours, taking the number of the provincial cases to 88,045.

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