SAPM: (Dr Faisal Sultan urges people to follow SOPs to contain second wave of COVID-19)


ISLAMABAD:Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on National Health Services Dr Faisal Sultan has urged people to avoid social gatherings and follow the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to contain the second wave of coronavirus pandemic.


Talking to a private news channel, he said the country is facing a deadly second wave of the pandemic as the number of COVID-19 cases is increasing every day.


He said a policy of smart lockdown could be successfully implemented only if the citizens fully cooperate with government and abide by the SOPs.


He said mini smart lockdowns have already been imposed in various parts of the country including Karachi, Islamabad and Azad Jammu and Kashmir.


He said strict instructions have been issued to administrations to ensure implementation of the precautionary measures.