Wearing of masks at public places mandatory now
Islamabad: The government announced on Saturday that in crowded places, masks must be worn in markets and public transportation because 3067 people have been tested as deadly virus-positive and have killed 77 lives in the past 24 hours.
The government also decided to double the number of Pakistanis brought abroad every day. Dr. Zafar Mirza and Dr. Moeed Yusuf, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister, announced the news at the press conference.
Dr. Mirza expressed concern about some unconfirmed information about the release of Covid-19 on social media. I do not want to mention this name , But a famous religious scholar suggested that if their Covid-19 test is positive, they should not go to the hospital. I call on the people to provide the correct information to the people.
While taking steps to bring stranded Pakistanis back abroad, Dr. Moeed Yusuf, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of the Ministry of National Security, said: “We ship 1,000 Pakistanis every day, but now we have decided to bring 2,000 Of these, 8,000 will be from the United Arab Emirates and 4,000 from Saudi Arabia. We will soon propose a policy for stranded Pakistanis so that they can reach Pakistan without difficulty. “
He added that to date, more than 33,000 Pakistanis from more than 50 countries have been trapped abroad.
When it comes to resuming regular flight operations, he said that only flights from Pakistan to other countries are allowed, and that anyone can come to Pakistan through regular flights.
Dr. Yusuf said that although about 100 Pakistanis are allowed to return from India every three hours, the border with China and India will remain closed.
Since NATO supplies are also transported there, about 250 trucks are allowed to cross the Torkham and Chaman border every day. In addition, once a week, 500 Pakistanis can pass through Tokam Back, 300 Pakistanis can return through the border with Shaman.
He said that Afghan citizens living in Pakistan have no restrictions on returning to their home country.
Shehryar test is positive
State and Border Minister Shehryar Afridi revealed on Saturday that he was also a victim of Covid-19.
I need prayers and blessings.
Previously, President of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser, Governor of Sindh Imran Ismail, Minister of Education of Sindh Saeed Ghani and other leaders People also responded positively to Covid-19 and recovered.
Ghani sent Afridi a message of “recover as soon as possible” on Twitter, and the Prime Minister ’s Special Assistant to Pakistani Overseas Zulfi Bukhari also wished him everything on Twitter smoothly.
At the same time, the Pakistan People’s Party expressed concern about the continued increase in the number of virus cases.
PPP Secretary-General Nayyar Hussain Bukhari said [according to his request] as many as 96 people died, including four doctors, which exacerbated the situation
The total number of Covid-19 cases increased from 24,954 on May 7 to 68,283, when Prime Minister Imran Khan announced a further relaxation of the ban until the end of the month, during which the number of deaths increased from 593 to 1,441 . .