Rise being witnessed in Covid-19 cases after easing lockdown

Rise being witnessed in Covid-19 cases after easing lockdown

Pak Chronicle Report


Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Centre is very much distressed and concerned about life and health of the people of Pakistan.

After easing lockdown, even when there is rise in the rate of coronavirus infections, heavy traffic jams and big crowds have been observed in the markets everywhere in Pakistan, stated a press release issued on Thursday by PMA.

SOPs being violated: Violation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) is commonly observed. People are moving without mask. Nobody is keeping social distance.

PMA fears rapid increase in Covid-19 cases:  PMA that fears this chaos will rapidly increase the cases of covid-19.

Protective measures only solution to avoid Covid-19: PMA wants people to know that we cannot prevent coronavirus through limited resources and poor health delivery system. The only solution to overcome the virus is to adopt protective measures.

PMA asks citizens to follow SOPs: PMA has been providing guidelines to the people from January 22, 2020. After negligence of SOPs on part of public we once again request people to follow the following protective measures as a responsible citizen.

  1. Avoid crowds; avoid shopping but if it is necessary keep distance of 4 to 6 feet.
  2. Do not go out without mask.
  3. Do not take your kids and elderly ones to markets.
  4. Sanitize your hands after touching something in the  market.
  5. Try to avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  6. People should sanitize or wash their hands with soap properly after regular intervals.
  7. Use tissue papers to clean your nose and dispose off it properly. You can also use your arm rather than hands for covering your cough and sneeze.
  8. Avoid sneezing and coughing openly.
  9. Do not share your paraphernalia like glass, plate, cup, towel, mobile, pen etc.
  10. Remember when you feel difficulty in breathing while you are in isolation please immediately contact the designated hospital for coronavirus.
  11. This is new viral disease, do not involve in self-medication practice. Always follow qualified doctor.
  12. Do not involve in any unscientific treatment, concluded the press release.



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