Coronavirus in Pakistan: Coronavirus epidemic is spreading rapidly in Pakistan. A ‘corona bomb’ has exploded in the neighbouring country. Actually, about 100 policemen of Sindh Police have been infected with Coronavirus. According to Sindh police spokesperson, dozens of policemen have come under the grip of the virus within a week. In the last seven days, around 94 policemen have been infected with this dangerous virus. The total number of infected in the country has increased to 6.5 lakhs.
The spokesperson said, Corona cases among police officers and personnel have increased to 6,250. At the same time, 24 policemen have died from this. 2664 new cases have been reported across the country within 24 hours on Sunday. Here the positivity rate has gone up to 6.6 percent and 32 people have died in a single day (How Many COVID 19 Cases in Pakistan). The total number of people who died of the virus in the country is 13,508, while the number of people who get cured is 570,000. On Saturday alone, a corona investigation of 40,564 people was done in Pakistan.
Ban on many activities
Earlier this week the NCOC (National Command and Operation Center) and the Ministry of Education took major decisions such as the closure of schools due to growing cases in some cities (Is Coronavirus in Pakistan). NCOC has also announced that places of worship, restaurants and other activities are banned. Since the third wave of virus has arrived in the country, the activities which were said to be exempt will be banned again.
Lockdown in these seven cities
In view of the third wave of infection, lockdown has been imposed in seven cities of Punjab province. Which has come into effect from Monday. These cities include Lahore, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Multan, Gunjarawala and Gujarat. Here the lockdown will remain in force for the next two weeks. The Punjab government has issued a statement regarding this. In which it has been said that people cannot gather at social and religious places (Pakistan Coronavirus Update). Even if it is a private event like marriage. People cannot eat food inside or outside the restaurant, they can take food only by packing it from there or they can take food through home delivery.