ISLAMABAD : Head of the country’s COVID-19 response, Asad Umar, warned the public of the perils of ignoring the coronavirus safety protocols sharing that the COVID-19 mortality rate in Pakistan has increased by 140% in the last week.
Asad Umar said, “We are collectively committing a blunder by recklessly ignoring all SOPs and the results have started to show”.
The warning from the federal minister came a day after Prime Minister Imran Khan sounded alarm bells saying he feared a “second coronavirus spike” in cities such as Faisalabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Karachi, and Gujranwala, as the winter season approaches