Lockdown in four days if Covid cases continue to rise: Dr Faisal Sultan

By: News Desk      Published: 09:06 PM, 26 Apr, 2021
Lockdown in four days if Covid cases continue to rise: Dr Faisal Sultan
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Dr Faisal Sultan.–File photo

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Dr Faisal Sultan has said if the rising trend in coronavirus cases continues, the government will impose a complete lockdown in four days.

He was speaking on the live news show Naseem Zehra @8 on 24NewsHD TV on Monday. He said the government had imposed a complete lockdown in Mardan keeping in view a sudden increase in Covid cases in the city. “We are prepared for a complete lockdown in the country if the rising trend in coronavirus cases continues,” Dr Faisal said.

To a question regarding oxygen supplies, Dr Faisal said the government had been in contact with multiple suppliers for oxygen import. He said the government would stop oxygen supply to the industry if needed.