Pakistan

Current partial lockdown in country extended till May 09

Current partial lockdown in country

Current partial lockdown in country extended till May 09.

National Coordination Committee on Coronavirus has decided to extend prevailing partial lockdown in the country.

Current partial lockdown in country

Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar said this, while briefing media persons in this regard.

He shared National Coordination Committee’s decisions.

The NCC met in Islamabad today (Friday) with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair.

He said the government is working on increasing number of testing laboratories and isolation wards to effectively contain the Coronavirus.

Asad Umar said the meeting also decided that no load-shedding will be observed during Sehar and Aftar in holy month of Ramazan.

Terming the Ehsaas Cash Emergency Programme as historic, the Planning Minister said the government has so far distributed 69 billion rupees to fifty-seven hundred thousand families across the country.

He urged the citizens to adopt precautionary measures and maintain proper social distancing during Ramazan.

Asad Umar said Pakistan Army is supporting the civil administration in its endeavors to combat the Coronavirus.

Meanwhile, confirmed coronavirus death toll rose to 237 while total cases soared to 11,155 so far.

According to National Command and Operation Center, the total number of coronavirus infection cases in the country has reached 11,155.

So far 2,527 patients of Coronavirus have been recovered.

GTV

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