Pakistan decides to strictly monitor SOP issued against Kovid-19
Islamabad – The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) -led federal government has decided to strictly monitor the SOP issued to protect people against the spread of Kovid-19.
In a media briefing in Islamabad, Dr. Zafar Mirza, Special Assistant on Health, said that wearing a face mask is mandatory and any omission in this regard will not be tolerated.
He said that wearing masks while visiting shops, markets and other places in public places is mandatory as it can help prevent the spread of the disease by 40 to 60 percent.
Dr. Zafar warned that action would be taken against those who do not follow SOP, adding that the government was working on a unified strategy against the corona virus.
He said that 74 percent of those who died in Pakistan were over 50 years of age and most of them had previous underlying health conditions.
While giving the latest figures about the condition of corona in the country, 34 percent of the people who were found to be corona positive have fully recovered, with more than 5,000 people admitted to various hospitals in the country with 262 on ventilators is.