Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Well being Minister Taimur Jhagra. Picture: File

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Sehat  card programme will cowl  the remedy value of coronavirus sufferers, introduced provincial Well being Minister Taimur Jhagra on Thursday.

“To attempt to present most reduction to these affected by COVID, Authorities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has determined to incorporate COVID remedy within the Sehat Card programme,” tweeted the minister.

The KP minister urged the individuals to assist the federal government in controlling the excessive COVID positivity charge being reported within the province in the course of the third wave. 

He added that by getting a grip on the positivity ratio the strain on the healthcare system will probably be eased.

The minister stated that extra particulars on the programme will probably be issued later as we speak.

KP is among the provinces that has been worst hit by the third wave of coronavirus.

The minister’s announcement got here as KP’s positivity ratio rose to 12.0.4% after the province reported over 1,000 new instances of coronavirus and 20 deaths.

The Sehat Sahulat card programme was rolled out in a number of districts of the province final yr and was ultimately expanded to the entire province.

The programme gives Rs1mn insurance coverage to each household within the province. 

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