Prime Minister Imran Khan has appealed to the nation to strictly adhere to standard operating procedures (SOPs) including wearing face masks to protect oneself from the corona virus.
In his televised remarks on the situation of coronavirus in the country on Thursday, the Prime Minister said that the number of cases of coronavirus is on the rise these days.
The Prime Minister said that wearing face masks in crowded and closed places is the easiest way to protect oneself from this epidemic. He said that Indian code variable is currently the biggest problem for the whole world including Pakistan.
Imran Khan appealed to the general public to adhere to security measures on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha. He also demanded that people be vaccinated as soon as possible.
The Prime Minister said that the government did not want to impose lockdown as it would affect the backward classes of the society and the national economy. He said that today the situation in Pakistan with regard to Coro virus is much better due to the efforts of NCOC and the support of the people.
Separately, Chairman New Pakistan Housing Authority Lieutenant General (retd) Anwar Ali Haider called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday. On the occasion, the Chairman New Pakistan Housing Authority briefed the Prime Minister on the progress of construction and especially New Pakistan Housing projects.
Meanwhile, Leader of the Opposition in the Sindh Assembly and PTI MPA Haleem Adil Sheikh called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Thursday. During the meeting, the political situation in Sindh province and administrative matters of the party were discussed.
Fearing the start of a fourth wave of corona virus epidemics this month, Asad Omar, head of the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), said the government would not impose a complete lockdown during the wave.
Addressing the swearing-in ceremony of the newly elected members of the National Youth Council (NYC) on Thursday, Asad Omar said that during the past wave of coronavirus, the task of managing epidemic diseases and overcoming its aftermath Therefore, the government’s strategy has been very successful and this country has been very successful. The Normal Index of Economists ranks it among the top three best performing countries to handle it.
The Minister appealed to the people to adhere to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and vaccinate themselves to deal with the fourth wave effectively. However, he added that if the proportion of positive cases increases, the government will opt for smart lockdown, as was done in previous phases.
The Minister said that the NCOC in a letter informed the Kashmir Election Commission about the violation of Corona Virus SOPs during the ongoing election campaigns.
Separately, expressing concern over the rising incidence of COVID 19 in the country, the NCOC urged the provinces to ensure strict implementation of Corona Virus Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha. Directed
The NCOC, which met Planning Minister Asad Omar in the chair, expressed its concern over the national number of active coward cases, with 34 behind more than 1,500 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours. The 000 mark is crossed, which is the most singular. Day tele from June 20
The NCOC confirmed the presence of different types of corona virus in Pakistan, including Delta (Indian), Beta (South African) and Alpha (UK) variants, and detected cases in May and June. “We are sharing the UK’s genomics expertise with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Pakistan, Brazil, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Singapore and Africa, promoting disease surveillance and identifying variants of cod. We are helping countries find them and respond to them, which is a global concern. “
Violations of SOPs in various sectors were discussed at the NCOC meeting. After briefing on the situation, the Minister directed the provinces to ensure strict implementation of SOPs. He directed the provinces to get vaccinated against their corona virus.
The NCOC had already issued a special directive for Eid-ul-Adha, which will be celebrated in the third week of this month. The meeting also reviewed other measures, including the closure of the country’s western border, to curb the spread of the disease.
The NCOC said that the national positivity ratio has also increased by 3.27%. In active cases, 2,187 patients were admitted to various healthcare facilities from Covid, of whom 1,941 were in critical condition. It added that 197 patients were on ventilators.
According to the latest figures released by the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) on Thursday, 24 more people have lost their lives in Covid 19 in the country in the past 24 hours.
During the last 24 hours, most deaths occurred in Sindh, followed by Punjab. In the last 24 hours, 15 out of 24 deaths have occurred on ventilators.
NCO data revealed that 1,683 people tested positive for the coronavirus after 50,531 tests were performed in the last 24 hours. At present the positive rate in the country is 3.3333% which is gradually increasing the number of cases daily. The number of active cases is 34,531.
So far, 910,609 people have been rescued across Pakistan, which has become a significant count. No patient on vent in Balochistan, AJK and GB. The total number of deaths is 22,493 while the total number of cases is 967,633.
The total number of active cases in Sindh is 17,959 in Sindh, 17,180 in Punjab, 10,011 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2,859 in Islamabad Capital Territory, 714 in Balochistan, 522 in Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad. There are 1,286 in Jammu. Kashmir
The Sindh Health Department said on Thursday that the positive proportion of corona virus in the metropolis had failed to fall below 10%. The health department said that in the first week of July, 3,888 cases were recorded. In the metropolitan area, 80 people became infected with the virus, while 36,296 were tested.
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