ISLAMABAD: Stating fears of a second wave of coronavirus, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday ‘suggested’ Opposition events to postpone their scheduled political rallies and sit-ins until subsequent yr.
It could also be recalled that the Opposition alliance Pakistan Democratic Moment (PDM) has introduced rallies throughout the nation towards the PTI authorities. The first rally of the PDM can be held on October 16 in Gujranwala.
The federal minister, in a tweet, famous that the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) has issued new SOPs in view of the second wave of coronavirus and had requested for restrictions on weddings and different massive gatherings.
Advising the opposition to postpone their motion until subsequent yr, Chaudhry additional mentioned that political events ought to present duty and postpone their rallies with a purpose to mitigate the lack of lives feared as a result of ongoing pandemic.
Punjab sounds alarm over coronavirus instances
While the science and know-how minister, who is understood for his dry wit, might solely have been half critical when tweeting his recommendation, the Punjab well being minister has sounded a really clear warning relating to a worrying resurgence in coronavirus instances.
Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmeen Rashid has warned that the variety of coronavirus instances has registered a worrying enhance during the last week.
In an announcement, Rashid mentioned that non-compliance with prevention SOPs might result in disastrous outcomes and that precautionary measures in instructional establishments must be strictly enforced.
Noting that public gatherings are banned all around the world attributable to coronavirus, Rashid mentioned that whereas the well being division has ready new preventive measures, most of the people ought to nonetheless keep away from gathering unnecessarily.