NIH conducts COVID-19 tests of FDE staff after an official tests positive.

ISLAMABAD -- National Institute of Health (NIH) teams on Monday conducted tests for collecting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) samples from the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) after one of its officials was tested positive with the virus.

A message conveyed to the FDE employees said that a team from NIH shall reach FDE for testing of the whole staff and officials are advising your concerned section officers and staff to reach FDE in time to get tested.

It said that unfortunately one of our officers tested COVID-19 positive and this protocol has to be followed. Everyone should have their test tomorrow.

It also said that the schedule of disinfection of the premises shall be shared tomorrow morning.

Later, the notification issued by FDE said that in the wake of the pandemic (COVID-19), strict compliance of the SOPs is required to be followed at FDE.

It said that reception staff must ensure that all visitors are following SOPs and wearing masks while entering the offices and all officers and officials of FDE wear masks.

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It said that a record of the visitor has to be maintained at reception which should include name, purpose of visit and CNIC number of the visitor to enter the office who has taken appointment from the officers/officials.

This has to be ensured by calling the officers/officials. This has to be ensured by calling the officers/officials on their extension phones, landline phones or on the mobile phones.

It said that visitors timing has to be...

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