Asad Omar, head of the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) and Federal Minister for Planning, has said that jobs cannot be taken away from the people for a long time, a system is needed to turn the wheel of the economy and protect the people. However, the smart lockdown system has started working.
In his statement, Asad Omar said that he was happy that national decisions were being taken in consultation. People cannot be deprived of jobs for long. We need the wheel of the economy to move and the people to be protected.
He said that instead of shutting down the entire country, specific areas affected by Corona would be closed, smart lockdown system has started working and smart lockdown is being carried out in some places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 177 in KP and Punjab. Smart lockdown has been done in 359 areas of the state.
He said that till last night, 165 people were on ventilators across the country. He was updating the status of ventilators in hospitals across the country through the app. Will
The Federal Minister appealed to the people to get tested for corona symptoms when it appears, it is necessary for all as prevention of corona is the individual responsibility of every person.
It is to be noted that the number of corona cases in the country is increasing rapidly and so far 600 people have lost their lives while the number of infected patients has exceeded 30,000.
On the other hand, the ongoing lockdown in the country by the federal government is being phased out from May 9.