ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday introduced it will be lifting a lot of the nation’s remaining coronavirus restrictions after seeing new circumstances drop for a number of weeks. All eating places and parks will likely be allowed to re-open from August […]
All eating places and parks will likely be allowed to re-open from August 10, as will parks, theatres, cinemas and public transport, mentioned Asad Umar, who heads Pakistan’s activity power to battle the coronavirus.
“Pakistan’s scenario has improved considerably in comparison with different nations within the area”, Umar mentioned.
In keeping with authorities information, Pakistan’s day by day virus deaths peaked at about 150 in June.
However the quantity has steadily dwindled and on Thursday solely 21 new fatalities have been reported.
In all, Pakistan has confirmed greater than 280,000 circumstances together with greater than 6,000 deaths, although observers say that with solely restricted testing, the actual quantity is probably going a lot increased.
Colleges and universities are slated to reopen September 15 topic to a closing assessment, Umar mentioned.
He additionally warned the federal government might reimpose restrictions if companies and different institutions do not implement social distancing and different measures.