How different sectors and government in Pakistan are responding to the recent spread of coronavirus
World health organization has declared COVID-19 (coronavirus) as a pandemic, a total of 135 countries have reported on Coronavirus outbreak. Pakistan was the 48th country to report and the last country to be reported from our region. Pakistan currently has more than 500 – 800 confirmed tested and verified cases but the numbers are increasing every day of this pandemic in Pakistan and around the world.
The outbreak was declared a Public Health Emergency by the World health organization, in response to this global emergency PM Imran Khan called an emergency meeting.
National Security Committee and Military’s top brass discusses COVID-19 developments in Corps Commanders Conference and came up with some instant measures to control this outbreak in the country.
To control this pandemic government has closed International land borders and will be completely closed for the next 15 days. International flight arrival and departure will only be possible in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi after 15 days only if an effective screen process is integrated.
All the public gatherings and events will be avoided which include more than 10 people.
Various education systems like city school have started online classes, all the companies are taking precautionary measures and few of them have started to provide online services.
NADRA also encouraged people to stay at home and use their online service.
In response to this global pandemic, FF STEEL has also taken proactive steps. They also provide online services to their clients, the first steel industry to provide steel online. So no one has to go out of their homes through any panic and hassle. Anyone can get their steel online delivered within 24 working hours at their site.
|Common symptoms of COVID-19|
|Dry cough 67.7%|
|Sore throat 13.6%|
|Cough with mucus 33.4%|
|Difficulty breathing 18.6%|
|Muscle & joint pain 14.8%|
|Nausea and vomiting 5%|
|Low body temperature 11.4%|
|Wash your hands|
|Avoid close contact|
|Throw used tissues|
|Use a hand sanitizer|
|Stay home if you’re sick|
|Stay Clean and disinfect|
|Cover coughs and sneezes|
|Wear a face mask if you are sick|
|Things not to do|
|Do not stress|
|Avoid shaking hands|
|Avoid crowded places|
|Avoid unnecessary travel|
|Avoid any physical contact|
|Do not hoard grocery items|
|Do not go to large gatherings|