ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed hope that Pakistan can escape the havoc of coronavirus deaths if people seriously follow SOPs regarding precautionary measures.
He warned that if people do not heed to the advice seriously, it could lead to hard time for people.
He said we imposed calculated lockdown while keeping in view the sufferings faced by daily wagers and bread earners.
He said the experience of developed countries demonstrates that lockdown cannot eradicate coronavirus completely, but surely can slow down it pace.
Imran Khan said even richer countries have lifted the lockdowns after realizing that their countries cannot cope with economic implications.
He said the government anticipates that peak of coronavirus in Pakistan will be reached by end of next month.
Imran Khan appealed the people to strictly follow the SOPs for their own health as well as the health of their dear ones.
He said wearing mask is mandatory as it effectively stops the spread of the disease upto fifty percent.