PM Shehbaz appeals public to follow corona SOPs strictly
June 29, 2022 03:42 PM
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has appealed to public to strictly follow the instructions and standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to the coronavirus as the number of daily Covid-19 infections has skyrocketed in Pakistan, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
In a tweet posted on Wednesday, the prime minister said “In view of the resurgence of corona cases in the country, I urge the entire nation to follow the instructions and SOPs related to corona.”
Shehbaz Sharif further said: Our frontline workers and doctors have made many sacrifices to keep us safe. We must not waste these gains against corona.”
The fresh wave of coronavirus pandemic has started to rock Pakistan as there was a huge surge in everyday infections with most of the new cases were reported from Sindh.
According to the statistics released by the National Institute of Health Pakistan on Wednesday morning, Pakistan has posted massive 541 Covid-19 infections and only one death during the last 24 hours (Tuesday).
Of the 541 new infections, 353 were reported from Sindh, mostly from Karachi, alarming authorities at the Centre to call meetings and hold consultations with the provincial health officials about how to stem the steep rise in the Covid-19 cases in the province.
As per the NIH data, the death toll in Pakistan has now crawled up to 30,393 after adding the only fatality whereas the number of total infections now stood at 1,535,144 after adding the fresh 541 cases.