Humayun Saeed urges people to take safety precautions

By: News Desk      Published: 02:20 PM, 31 May, 2020
Humayun Saeed urges people to take safety precautions

Superstar Humayun Saeed has urged people to practise social distancing and take all necessary security precautions as the cases of coronavirus in Pakistan are on the rise.

Taking to Instagram, Humayun said “With Covid-19 cases on the rise in Pakistan, it is all the more important now that we take all the necessary safety precautions.”

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He also asked the fans not to go outdoors unnecessarily. “Please don't leave your house unless it's absolutely necessary. And when you do, please always wear a mask and practice social distancing.”

“Many of us have started behaving like everything is normal. It isn't. Please be safe,” the actor further said.

Pakistan has reported 78 record deaths from pandemic in a single day since the novel coronavirus struck the South Asian nuclear state in March, the Health Ministry.

The country has recorded 135 deaths in the past two days, and over 5,000 new cases, with health experts warning of a steep rise in the number of infections in coming days.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 66,457 with 2,429 additions in the past 24 hours. With new fatalities, the number of total deaths from the virus has reached 1,396.

According to the Health Ministry statistics, the southern Sindh province tops the tally with 26,113 cases followed by the northeastern Punjab where 24,104 people have so far been infected with the virus.