PM Imran Khan urges people to stay home ‘as much as possible’
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has once again urged people to stay home ‘as much as possible’ during this coronavirus pandemic, ARY News reported.
In a Tweet on Monday, he appealed to the nation to maintain social distancing and adopt precautionary measures against COVID-19.
The prime minister said the more people show self-discipline, the easier it will be for us to manage the COVID-19 plus ease the lockdown gradually.
My message for people is to stay home as much as possible during this pandemic. The more people show self-discipline, the easier it will be for us to manage the COVID19 plus ease the lockdown gradually pic.twitter.com/YEOS4Hb6iu
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) April 20, 2020
It must be noted that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country rose to 8,418 after 425 new infections were reported during the last 24 hours.
According to the government’s statistics, 1,970 patients have recovered from the disease, while 17 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours, the death toll currently stands at 176.
The total number of tests conducted, so far in the country stands at an access of 104302 with 4,873 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, according to the statistics released by the national dashboard.
Currently, 6,272 patients are being treated at various hospitals and quarantine facilities across the country, while 36 people in Pakistan have recovered from the coronavirus during the last 24 hours.