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PM reviews COVID-19 situation in country
July 09, 2020

Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed for ensuring strict implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and all the precautionary measures on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

Chairing a meeting in Islamabad to review COVID-19 situation in the country, he expressed satisfaction over the positive outcome of steps to control coronavirus.

The Prime Minister directed for holding of National Command and Operation Centre meetings in all the provincial capitals to further effectively improve administrative measures in collaboration with the provincial governments to contain coronavirus pandemic.

He was apprised that due to decreasing number of Coronavirus cases, the burden on hospitals has also reduced to a great extent.

It was further informed in the meeting that beds with specific treatment facilities for the coronavirus patients have been increased to 1,500 and it would be further taken to a total of 2,500 in the next few days.

On the occasion, the Prime Minister was given a detailed briefing on recent situation, regional scenario, positive outcome of the smart lockdown strategy, available facilities and beds in hospitals for the COVID infected patients, and strategy during Eid-ul-Azha and Muharram-ul-Haram to control spread of coronavirus pandemic.