Prime Minister Imran Khan advised to citizens of Pakistan should self-quarantine for at least 45 days to handle Coronavirus in Pakistan.
He has strictly warned the citizens of Pakistan to follow social distancing measures as the country is facing two major threats due to the novel Coronavirus outbreak.
Prime Minister said while interaction with senior journalists in Islamabad that “I fear that if the number of Coronavirus cases spiked suddenly like happened in Europe our health care system would not be able to cope with the system as they are not enough ventilators and ICU.
He talked about the second major danger that the spread of panic and fear in the society will make the situation worse. Media houses need to refrain from creating sensationalism and PEMRA will issue guideline in this regard.
He said on responding to the criticism about the alleged mismanagement in the quarantine camps at Pakistan-Iran border that the federal and Balochistan government provided all facilities to pilgrims at the Taftan border.
He further said that it is unfair to blame Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan for the spread of Coronavirus.
He added that the virus in Pakistan spread due to Iran’s inability to control the spread of COVID-19. I urge international community to immediately lift the sanctions from Iran.
He also said specialist s believe that the intensity of Coronavirus will decrease with the increase in temperature in coming days.