Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Pakistan cannot afford to go into lockdown again: Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan

Islamabad [Pakistan], November 3: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday expressed that Pakistan can't stand to go into a lockdown once more, and encouraged everybody to carefully follow preventive measures against COVID-19.

While tending to a bureau meeting in the capital, Khan said the commonplace governments expected to guarantee the execution of Trace, Test and Quarantine (TTQ) and keen lockdown methodologies relating to the Covid, revealed Geo News.

"The nation can't bear the cost of lockdown once more," said the Prime Minister after the Cabinet was informed on the COVID-19 circumstance the country over.

Arranging and Development Minister Asad Umar - who additionally heads the National Command and Control Center (NCOC) - and the Khan's assistant on wellbeing, Dr Faisal Sultan, educated the Cabinet that the quantity of Covid patients, just as infection related passings, was expanding,

Adherence to COVID-19 standard working methods (SOPs) should have been guaranteed, said Umar and Sultan.

The Prime Minister likewise reported a bundle for little ventures, underscoring that Pakistan's businesses would not be shut down now, as indicated by Geo News.

On the off chance that the quantity of COVID-19 cases rises, the organizations and businesses would proceed with their activities while paying attention to the SOPs, he added.

Khan likewise said that extra capacity to little scope ventures would be given at an expense of 50%.

As of revealing time, Pakistan has recorded 336,260 Covid cases, of which 315,446 have recuperated, and near 7,000 passings. Sindh has the most elevated number of cases, at 146,774, with Punjab intently following at 104,894. (ANI)

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