Country expecting second wave of coronavirus
Markets, shopping malls, wedding halls, and restaurants will close at 10pm in 11 cities of Pakistan as the country prepares for the second wave of coronavirus.
The National Command and Control Centre has decided that parks across the country will close at 6pm. Strict action will be taken against those who violate the instructions.
There has been an increase in the number of cases in 11 cities, including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Hyderabad, Karachi, Multan, Gilgit, Lahore, Muzaffarabad, Mirpur, Peshawar and Quetta.
In Islamabad, the administration has also decided that people will be fined in the federal capital for not wearing masks.
The guidelines say that people must wear masks if they are going to crowded places. Masks also have been made compulsory at both government and private offices.
Pakistan reported 825 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the country’s toll to 330,200.