A surge of new cases has hit the South Asian nation after the government lifted its lockdown on May 9 citing economic pressures. A total of 108,316 cases and 2,172 deaths have been recorded, with Monday seeing a single-day record of 105 fatalities.
The World Health Organization has suggested Pakistani specialists reimpose “discontinuous lockdowns” of focused regions to control the spread of the novel coronavirus, expressing the nation didn’t meet the worldwide body’s conditions for lifting limitations.
A flood of new cases has hit the South Asian country after the administration lifted its lockdown on May 9 referring to monetary weights. A sum of 108,316 cases and 2,172 passings have been recorded, with Monday seeing a solitary day record of 105 fatalities.
In letters sent by the WHO on June 7 to wellbeing specialists of Pakistan’s two most crowded areas, Punjab and Sindh, it focused on the need to moderate the danger of the wellbeing framework crumbling.
More than one out of five individuals have tried positive for COVID-19 in the course of the most recent fourteen days, contrasted and one of every 10 preceding the lockdown was lifted, government measurements appeared.
“WHO unequivocally suggests the administration adjust the fourteen days off and fourteen days on the procedure,” said the letter marked by WHO’s Head of Mission in Pakistan Dr. Palitha Mahipala.
It was not promptly clear if a similar exhortation was likewise sent to different areas or the national government.
The letter said the WHO suggests six conditions for lifting limitations, including the sickness transmission being “leveled out”, having the option to recognize, test, disengage and treat each case and follow each contact, fundamental spots having built up preventive measures, and networks being taught, connected with and enabled to “live under another typical”.
Pakistan, the letter stated, met none of the conditions.
Punjab and Sindh specialists both supported the WHO’s interests and said the common cupboards would talk about the suggestions.
It is “critical” to create the ability to direct past 50,000 tests day by day, the letter expressed.
Pakistan, a nation of more than 207 million individuals, has tried a limit of 24,000 individuals day by day.