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Pakistan Medical Association opposes ease in lockdown

Pakistan Medical Association opposes ease in lockdown while alerting it would cause spread of Coronavirus.

Dr Ikram of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) said this while addressing a press conference along with other associations in Karachi.

Pakistan Medical Association opposes

The senior doctors expressed dismay over government’s decision for relaxing lockdown.

They said that situation could worsen because of lack of facilities in hospitals in case deadly virus infects more people.

Doctors said coronavirus cases will escalate after relaxation in lockdown.

They cited that  from the day one, they were alerting that we lack facilities in hospitals.

PMA official further said that doctors are loyal to people and Pakistan and they will not be pressurized by anyone.

He said people are not dying due to hunger but they are dying of Covid19 and other diseases.

The doctors also demanded government to increase facilities for patients if it plans to relax lockdown.

Earlier, over 1000 Covid19 cases detected in Sindh during last 24 hours.

Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah. called it worrisome.

Therefore, he urged people to take precautionary measures to save their lives in fight against coronavirus.

Coronavirus infection caused death of 24 more people during last 24 hours.

7,756 patients have so far recovered from the virus.

Now the death toll stands at 618 with 24 new deaths reported during the last twenty-four hours.

According to official sources, the tally of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country has risen to 27, 474.

They reported 1,637 new cases during the last twenty-four hours.

As per province-wise data, 10,471 cases detected in Punjab while 9691 detected in Sindh so far.

Moreover, 4327 cases reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 1876 in Balochistan, 421 in Gilgit Baltistan, 609 in Islamabad and 79 in Azad Kashmir.

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