ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided to extend the lockdown as the number of cases and deaths has multiplied in the last four days, according to media reports. Intelligence agencies and Chinese experts have also suggested easing the lockdown, but the prime minister will decide on further extensions after a meeting of the National Coordinating Committee. Sources in the Punjab Home Department have claimed that the federal
Government Takes Important Decisions on Suggestions From Intelligence Agencies and Chinese Experts
At the direction of the government, it has been decided to further extend the lockdown and maintain the hand of relaxation in the lockdown, especially in the third and fourth decade of the month of Ramadan, ie in the last decade of the complete relaxation of lockdown in Punjab. It has been decided. In this regard, the recommendations sent by the Chief Minister to the Federal Government of Punjab will also be reviewed. In which Smart Lockdown has been proposed and it includes 8 major cities including Lahore, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Multan. I decided to allow the conditional opening of markets including shopping malls and bazaars at certain times. In which it is being decided to restore business life for certain times by dividing the markets and bazaars at the zonal level. Meanwhile, on the recommendations of Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazdar, security measures have been taken for more industries in Punjab including Lahore. Conditional permission is being given to do business under It is learned that the National Coordinating Committee has started the process of reviewing the implementation of the recommendations put forward by the Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazdar and further extended the lockdown in the next one to two days after the meeting of the Prime Minister’s National Coordinating Committee. Will announce with reference to Sources said that the lockdown is being extended till May 23 due to the seriousness of the situation in Corona. However, it is up to the Prime Minister to decide whether the lockdown will be extended or phased out under the same order. On the other hand, the National Command and Operations has released the latest Coronavirus data, according to which the last 24 Within hours, 23 Corona patients died, bringing the total number of Corona deaths nationwide to 440. The highest number of 172 deaths was recorded in KP, according to the Command and Operations Center. 122 patients have died in Sindh, 120 in Punjab, and 19 in Balochistan. Four patients died in Islamabad and three in Gilgit. According to the Command and National Command Center, the condition of 147 Corona patients across the country is critical while 4817 Corona patients across the country have fully recovered. According to the Command and Operations Center, 8716 people were tested for corona in the last 24 hours. So far, 2325 corona tests have been done across the country. 4084 patients are undergoing treatment in 717 hospitals across the country.