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Non compliance of SOPs may engender rise in Coronavirus spread

Non compliance of SOPs may engender rise in Coronavirus

Non compliance of SOPs may engender rise in Coronavirus spread, officials concerned alerted the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) on Monday.

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired the NCOC daily situational brief held in Islamabad.

Non compliance of SOPs may engender rise in Coronavirus

Authorities concerned said non compliance of mask wearing and social distancing may give rise to disease spread.

Asad Umar said that monitoring of disease prevalence and containment measures were important.

He underlined wearing of Face Masks as the key to control disease spread.

The minister further said that people may avoid winter spike with standard operating procedures (SOPs) compliance.

He noted that marriage halls and restaurants were turning into major centers for disease spread.

Meanwhile, the NCOC also appreciated education sector for their efforts in adherence to follow health guidelines and protocols.

On the other hand, Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani slammed opposition parties for Coronavirus spread.

While addressing a press conference at Chief Minister Secretariat in Quetta on Monday, he said the opposition parties would be responsible for the rise in the COVID-19 cases due to their public gathering.

Jam Kamal said opposition parties gatherings could cause spread of the virus.

He said they have no justification for holding this political gathering but they aim to hamper the development process going on in Balochistan.

The chief minister in strong terms opposed the proposed opposition’s political gathering in Quetta said it was against the development process underway in the province.

He called Opposition parties political gathering in Quetta a great risk in the wake of COVID-19’s second wave in Balochistan.

GTV

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