Navy has previously carried out similar drives in rural areas as well
Coronavirus affected deserving families in the various parts of the country, especially in rural Punjab, and Balochistan continue to receive rations and protective equipment from Pakistan Navy. Navy is also working on creating awareness amongst the masses about the threat posed by COVID-19 and how to avoid it.
Pakistan Navy’s spokesperson said that ration and protective equipment was provided by the force in far off coastal areas of Sindh and Balochistan, especially Ormara, Hub Goth, Gadani, Mirpur Sakro, Sajawal, Saidpur, Goth Shah Abdul Latif Jandani and Goth Muslim Abad. Assistance is also provided to some of the suburban areas of Karachi.
Similarly, rations were provided to the deserving families in different districts of Punjab and adjoining villages of Islamabad and Murree. Along with the rations, the Pakistan Navy also provided medical kits and other necessary equipment to relevant departments.
Navy has previously carried out similar drives in rural areas as well and ensured that people in need are provided with the necessary rations in this challenging time.
The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan is now over 59,000 with 1,225 deaths. Over 19,000 people have recovered thus far.