ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant on National Health Services Dr. Zafar Mirza has said that situation has become critical after 50 deaths in a day due to coronavirus.
Briefing the media in Islamabad on Friday, the special assistant said warned that the COVID-19 situation could further worsen if the people did not practice the precautionary measures.
He said the country also conducted the highest number of coronavirus tests during the last twenty-four hours.
The special assistant recalled that the lockdown was eased in view of the difficulties of the poor people and the daily wagers.
Dr Zafar Mirza appealed the people to follow the SOPs agreed for Ramazan-ul-Mubarak in the prayers of Juma-tul-Wida and Eid.
He said it has been made mandatory for the people to wear masks at any gathering or while using the public transport. He said this will help the people to keep themselves and others safe from the contagion.