LAHORE: According to a news source, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has ordered ensuring strict implementation of corona SOPs across the province. In a statement on Sunday, the CM said that all monitoring teams should check bazaars, markets and other places regularly.
Also, Usman Buzdar said that legal actions should be taken against any violation. He further added that the government had taken all necessary measures earlier. And it would continue taking preventive measures in future as well for safeguarding the lives of citizens.
The chief minister mentioned that due to the non-observance of SOPs. The number of corona cases was increasing day by day in hospitals. He appealed to citizens to follow the government’s guidelines.
The Fourth Wave of Corona
He also added that Citizens’ cooperation was of utmost necessity to deal with the fourth wave of the corona. Meanwhile, in a statement, Usman Buzdar said that the Punjab government takes all possible steps to protect citizens from the fourth wave of coronavirus.
Moreover, he said that guidelines were issued in that regard, adding that following the corona standard operating procedures (SOPs) was in the best interest of citizens. People would not only protect themselves by observing the SOPs but also others from the pandemic, he said.
Warning for Smart Lockdown
Vaccination against corona was the most effective way to prevent its spread, he added. Due to the fourth wave of corona pandemic, the number of cases was increasing, he reminded. If the rate of positive cases would continue to increase, the government would have to impose a smart lockdown once again, he warned.
Furthermore, he appealed to people to wear masks and maintain social distancing. Citizens will have to adopt preventive measures in the wake of the current corona situation. He said that citizens should support the government in the corona vaccination campaign and everyone should act responsibly.
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