Pakistan Extends the COVID-19 Lockdown Until April 14 – Research Snipers

Pakistan Extends the COVID-19 Lockdown Until April 14

COVID-19 Lockdown

The government has taken the decision of extending the nationwide lockdown until the 14th of April amid the coronavirus fears, as per the federal minister Asad Umar.

The federal minister for planning and developmet, said that the decision for maintaing the coronavirus limitations in the nations for 2 more weeks was taken in a meeting of the National Coordination Committee.

The minister also said that the bars have improved the situation in the nation. But, he said that there is no need for increasing the bars as Pakistan is not a rich country like Europe or the UK.

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Pakistan has gone into a lockdown following a surge in the number of coronavirus cases. Pakistan had imposed a ban on the incoming and the outgoing international passenger flights.

Umar said that the government has taken the decision to resume the flight operations partially from the Islamabad airport and the first flight of the PIA would arrive on the 4th of April.

He, but, added that the arriving passengers would be screened at the airport and would be placed in the isolation facility. They would be permitted to leave after they test negative for the virus, as informed by the minister.

The local flights would remain suspended, Umar said. He also said that the government is taking into consideration to resume the flight operations at the airport of Karachi however it depends on the approval of the government.

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