ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday warned of a looming “second wave” of the Covid-19 pandemic in nation and suggested the countrymen to put on face masks in public to avert the virus unfold in winter.
Whereas Imran Khan appealed to residents to take precautionary measures, the federal government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir determined to impose lockdown once more to forestall the second wave of the pandemic.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister Imran Khan stated there’s a concern that onset of winter might end in second wave of coronavirus. He stated as in comparison with another states, Allah has been form to us in Pakistan and spared us from the worst results of COVID-19.
Imran Khan urged everybody to put on face masks in public to keep away from a spike and stated all places of work and academic establishments should be certain that masks are worn.
However, Azad Jammu and Kashmir authorities has determined to impose lockdown once more to forestall the second wave of coronavirus within the area. The choice was taken at a gathering with Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider within the chair in Muzaffarabad on Sunday. He directed the involved departments to plan a plan inside two days.
It was additionally determined to make carrying face masks obligatory in places of work and markets and wonderful will probably be charged in case of non-compliance. The AJK Prime Minister additionally directed to make sure SOPs at entry factors, in transport and academic establishments.
With six extra deaths, nation studies 632 new infections in 24 hours
Pakistan reported one other 632 instances on Sunday, taking the nation’s complete tally for coronavirus instances to date to 314,616. Six extra deaths have been additionally recorded within the nation. Pakistan has recorded a complete of 6,513 deaths for the reason that outbreak of the pandemic within the nation, in February.
Round 375 sufferers additionally recovered from the virus, taking the tally for recovered sufferers to 298,968.
On October 3, the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), a nationwide physique main the nation’s coronavirus response, additionally requested all provinces and federating models to launch a crackdown on eating places and marriage ceremony halls violating commonplace operative procedures (SOPs) framed to curb the unfold of Covid-19 within the wake of a recent surge in infections, significantly within the industrial hub of Karachi.
The Pakistan Medical Affiliation additionally issued a recent warning over the escalating Covid-19 instances within the nation, saying that nation may be headed for a second wave of the illness. In a press release, the docs’ consultant physique warned that nations at the moment experiencing a second wave have been going through a extra extreme type of the illness. It expressed considerations over the potential for an analogous state of affairs in Pakistan.
The PMA famous that individuals had stopped following Covid-19 SOPs in Sindh and cautioned that the state of affairs might develop worse if rapid steps weren’t taken to deal with the issue. “It will be significant that particular care is taken in main and pre-primary faculties,” added the assertion.