State Health Minister Dr. Faisal Sultan said on Tuesday that 89 deaths in a single day – highest since July 5; is ample proof that COVID-19 second wave is spiking.
According to the details, Dr. Faisal Sultan said while addressing a media briefing at National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said that the disastrous effects of the COVID-19 second wave can only be assuaged by taking precautionary measures across the country by citizens.
He said that the increasing number of corona cases is a threat as it can badly sway our economy, education, and healthcare system which is already overburdened amid the ongoing crisis.
In addition to this, he said that the scientific approach and practices adopted by the government during the first wave helped overcome contagion outbreaks.
However, an effective strategy is being implemented to contain the disease. He urged the citizens to strictly implement on the health protocols.
It is pertinent to mention here that the city district administration in Lahore conducted a crackdown on those involved in a violation of the COVID-19-related standard operating procedures (SOPs) and sealed 59 markets and shops, 28 restaurants and 19 marriage halls.
A spokesperson said the monitoring team was headed by Lahore Deputy Commissioner Mudassar Riaz, while all additional deputy commissioner, assistant commissioner were present in the field to check markets of the area.