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Precautionary measures vital for health protection against Covid-19: Asad
July 11, 2020


Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Asad Umar says following precautionary measures regarding coronavirus is vital for health protection and continuing employment.

In a tweet on Saturday, he said there were 2,969 corona patients on oxygen and 546 on ventilators across Pakistan as of June 20.

Asad Umar said, on Friday, this number was reduced to 1762 on oxygen and 394 on ventilator, which is a 28 percent reduction.

He said the success of smart lockdown and administrative action of SOP and, most importantly, better public behaviour is evident.