PM Warns Of Lockdown If Opposition Continues Rallying
Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned opposition that Government will be forced to enforce complete lockdown if they don’t stop the rallies and gathering of public.
Record number of people got infected in the last twenty four hours, the number of positive cases was reported to be 2,665. Over 59 people also died due to coronavirus.
Imran Khan wrote on twitter. “Pakistan's second COVID 19 spike data is of concern: Increase in Covid patients on ventilators in last 15 days: Peshawar 200%, Multan 200%, Karachi 148%, Lahore 114%, and Islamabad 65%. Multan & Islamabad Covid ventilators capacity utilisation 70%.”
He further kept adding, “Across the world there is a second spike & complete lockdowns in most countries. In Pak, the PDM by continuing with jalsas is deliberately endangering lives & livelihoods because if cases continue to rise at the rate we are seeing, we will be compelled to go into complete lockdown & PDM will be responsible for consequences…..”
He blamed opposition and wrote, “Opposition is callously destroying people’s lives & livelihoods in their desperation to get an NRO. Let me make it clear: they can hold a million jalsas but will not get any NRO.”
Prime Minister Imran Khan said that he doesn’t want to put Pakistan in a lockdown as economy is in recovery and such a step can affect it negatively, he wrote, “I do not want to take measures like a lockdown that will start hurting our economy which at the moment is showing signs of a robust recovery. Unfortunately, the Opposition's only goal is NRO at whatever cost to the lives of people & the country's economy.”