Country’s corona situation is alarming, caution must be exercised: Zafar
May 22, 2020
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant on National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza has warned that the country’s corona situation is alarming and caution must be exercised to curb the COVID-19. Briefing the journalists in Islamabad on Friday, Dr Zafar said that the coronavirus situation could further worsen if the people did not practice the precautionary measures. He also said the country recorded 2603 new coronavirus cases with fifty deaths during the last twenty four hours which are the highest in a single day. The special assistant said the country also conducted the highest number of coronavirus tests during the last 24 hours. He recalled that the lockdown was eased in view of the difficulties of the poor people and the daily wagers. Zafar Mirza appealed the people to follow the SOPs agreed for Ramazanul Mubarak in the prayers of Jumatul Wida and Eid. He said it has been made mandatory for the people to wear masks at any gathering or while using the public transport. He said this will help the people to keep themselves and others safe from the contagion.