Punjab wellbeing pastor says will force lockdown in zones with rising infection cases
Punjab wellbeing pastor says will force lockdown in zones with rising infection cases 
LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Yasmin Rashid said on Tuesday that the common government will force a lockdown in zones with higher number of coronavirus cases to stem the spread of the malady.

The common wellbeing pastor addressed media today, where she said that the administration had cautioned before that the quantity of cases will rise.

The priest said that an official conclusion with respect to the lockdown will be taken by the bureau council.

"Lahore has more than 19,000 coronavirus cases," said the Punjab wellbeing pastor, including that when the lockdown was facilitated 'individuals felt that the coronavirus has left'.

Dr Rashid said that the cases are ascending because of the infringement of SOPs, despite the fact that individuals were fined for ridiculing the principles.

Punjab has each sort of information, she stated, including that they are seeing the advantages of ACTEMRA infusion against the infection.

"There are reports that ACTEMRA infusion is being supplied to be sold in dark," said the priest, including a similar vein the medication isn't life-sparing.

She said that in Punjab, the most elevated number of tests were done and a few specialists, who were not rewarding the infection patients, got tainted.

She said that the area has an incredible number of testing units.

WHO suggests Punjab force severe 2-week lockdown 

The World Health Organization has suggested upholding an exacting fourteen day lockdown in Punjab as the quantity of coronavirus cases keeps on developing in the territory.

The association said during the lockdown, the nation was revealing 1,000 cases for every day. Notwithstanding, this number expanded after the central government facilitated the lockdown in the nation. "SOPs should be carefully implemented to stem the spread of the infection," the letter said.

WHO suggests that for any legislature that needs to begin lifting limitations, the accompanying six conditions must be met:


  • Infection transmission is leveled out 

  • Wellbeing framework can "distinguish, test, separate and treat each case and follow each contact" 

  • Problem area dangers are limited in powerless spots, for example, nursing homes 

  • Schools, work environments and other basic spots have set up preventive measures 

  • The danger of bringing in new cases "can be overseen" 

  • Networks are completely taught, connected with and enabled to live under another typical 


WHO firmly suggests that the administration receives the fourteen days off and fourteen days on technique as it offers the littlest bend. It likewise suggests reinforcing all general wellbeing estimates, for example, isolate, segregation, physical separating and contact following.

Punjab so far has recorded in excess of 40,000 cases or more 600 passings.

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