In Pakistan, ‘Smart Lockdown’ has been imposed in the areas most affected by Coronavirus infection. With this, there is an increase in the number of infections in the country. All markets, shopping malls, offices and restaurants in smart lockdown areas will remain closed but vegetable shops, hospitals, drug shops, bakeries, meat and milk shops have been allowed to open.
Punjab Province Health Minister Yasmin Rashid said that lockdown has been imposed in Gujarat, Sialkot and Hafizabad. He told that the lockdown will continue till 30 March in Gujarat, 24 March in Sialkot and 26 March in Hafizabad. Asad Umar, the Planning Minister and head of the National Command and Control Center for Epidemics, warned that if standard operating procedures are not followed, sanctions can be tightened.
The consignment of ‘Sinofarm’ reached Pakistan
According to official figures, after three months in Pakistan, on Thursday, the highest number of 3,495 cases of infection were reported on a single day and the total cases increased to 6,15,810, after which the recent sanctions have been imposed. According to the ministry, 61 more patients died from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, after which the number of dead reached 13,717.
With this, the condition of 2,062 other patients is critical. The consignment of ‘Sinopharm’ vaccine sent from China reached Pakistan on Wednesday amid growing cases of infection. Pakistan officials said last week that the country is reeling from a third wave of pandemics.
Imran Khan got vaccinated
Please tell that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has got the Coronavirus vaccine installed. In recent times, cases of corona in Pakistan have increased rapidly. Health officials have told that the positivity rate has increased to 7.8 percent due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in the country. On Thursday, the National Command and Operator Center (NCOC) has reported that 61 people have lost their lives in 24 hours due to Corona in Pakistan.
The NCOC has said that 13,717 people have died due to corona in Pakistan so far. At the same time, the number of infected people has increased to 24,592. Out of this, 3,495 people have been caught in the virus in the last 24 hours.