In Pakistan, the Coronavirus cases are rising again, in view of which Imran Khan's government has announced partial lockdown in big cities like Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, and the capital Islamabad on Wednesday. Strict Kovid-19 rules have been implemented by the government to avoid any negligence on the corona.
According to the government notification, it will be mandatory for people to wear masks at crowded places such as public transport, markets, and railway stations. Failure to do so may also result in fines. These rules are effective from October 29.
Following the surge in Corona cases, authorities have announced the closure of all commercial activities, including shopping malls, marriage halls, restaurants, crowded places by 10 pm. In addition, necessary services including hospitals, drug shops have been allowed to open.
Section 144 will be applicable for two months
Faisal Sultan, the special assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan on health matters, said that there is a possibility of a second wave of Kovid-19 in the country. Keeping this in mind, the court has ordered section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure to be implemented for two months.
Dr. Faisal Sultan, working in the Imran government as a federal minister, also has charge of National Health Services, regulation, and coordination. PM Imran is constantly appealing to citizens to take precautionary measures to avoid corona, in which masking is very important.
More than 3 lakh cases of infection reported in Pakistan
There are more than 3 lakh 30 thousand cases of coronavirus in Pakistan. So far 6,759 people have died due to Kovid-19 in the country. At the same time, more than four crore people have been infected by the virus worldwide.