June 12, 2020: Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned of strict action against the shopkeepers and business community who are not following Standard Operating Procedures in wake of Coronavirus.
Expressing his views on PTV on Thursday, he said the only solution to contain the Corona pandemic as the world has discovered is smart lockdown which allows economic activity with SOPs.
The Prime Minister said from now onward, he will himself monitor the implementation of SOPs in the country.
He said track and trace policy will be adopted for the implementation of smart lockdown in the country.
The Prime Minister expressed satisfaction over the performance of his team in dealing with the pandemic. He said every step in this regard was taken with the coordination of provincial governments.
He said the government distributed Ehsaas Emergency Cash among 12 million deserving families.
Sharing data of medical facilities the government is providing in wake of Coronavirus, the Prime Minister said we have attained the capacity of 1.2 million tests per month while the number of ventilators has been increased to 4800. He said an order of further 1400 ventilators has also been placed.
He said a total of 2 thousand beds with Oxygen facility will be prepared till the end of next month.