FAISALABAD: More than 2,968 shops and 50 industrial units were sealed while 14,242 vehicles were impounded in Faisalabad over violation of the lockdown, Section 144 and anti-corona standard operating procedures (SOPs) during the last 46 days.
Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Ali in a meeting at Commissioner’s Office to review the matter relating to anti-corona steps said that action was being taken against shops, markets, shopping malls and restaurants for not implementing lockdown.
He said that all resources should be provided to doctors, who were appointed for serving corona patients. The DHO gave a briefing on the test capacity of the lab and the situation of corona patients.
As per details, a fine of more than Rs 10 million was imposed on shopkeepers over noncompliance while challans of 74,082 vehicles were conducted besides issuing a warning to 8,754 transporters over minor complaints.
Pakistan on Tuesday reported 1,013 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest in the last four weeks, and 40 deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the national tally of cases to 266,092 and fatalities to 5,639.
According to the government’s COVID-19 portal, 17,783 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, which led to the emergence of 1,013 new infections.
Thus far, 208,030 patients have recuperated from the disease while 52,447 are undergoing treatment, of whom 261 are struggling for their lives on vents at different hospitals in the country.
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