Surge in Covid cases putting burden on health facilities

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Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Faisal Sultan has urged the public to strictly adhere to the SOPs to avoid the spread of the Covid-19, ARY News reported on Wednesday.
While briefing media, he said people should wear masks, observe social distancing, wash hands at regular intervals and avoid big gatherings.
He pointed out that the surging coronavirus case count is putting stress on the health care system. The SAPM urged the nation to observe precautions while celebrating events such as weddings or Christmas. Faisal Sultan said cooperation is required at the grassroots level to check the spread of the pandemic. He said that the provincial governments with the support of the local administrations should convince the citizens to rigorously observe corona SOPs.—INP