The National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) has issued a statement for all provinces to follow standard SOPs for Covid-19 or a second lockdown could be imposed.
The statement from the official sources categorically stated:
People should use masks and maintain social distance,
Earlier, Pakistan was doing better than many nations in fighting against Covid-19. But the uplifiting of the lockdown is causing an increase in the number of coronavirus cases.
Businesses are warned to follow SOPs if they don’t want another lockdown. Not only this, but the government would take strict action against those violating the law.
The same was conveyed to chief secretaries of all provinces. They’re further guided to impose the SOPs on sectors like transportation, markets, wedding halls, restaurants, and other public crowded areas.
The information source also reported that the NCOC marked that the number of coronavirus patients and deaths are on the rise again and stressed that strict monitoring of public gathering should be ensured to limit the increase in the number of cases.
Earlier today, Sindh reported 293 new cases. While 611 is the total number of new coronavirus cases in the country.