Panic and fear linger among the people as more and more cases of coronavirus are being confirmed in Pakistan. With the number of infected reaching almost 300, and only 2 cases of recovery, people had been wondering when the government will impose necessary actions to ensure social distancing among the people.
The main message in the PM's address was 'ghabrana nai hai'. For a pandemic that spreads exponentially, is transmitted without symptoms 70% of the time, requires unimaginable mass behavioral change to limit, in a complacent, unaware society like ours, that is a dangerous message.
— Ammar Rashid ☭ (@AmmarRashidT) March 17, 2020
Yesterday, in an announcement, the government imposed section 144 in Sindh, where most of the coronavirus cases have been confirmed. In an attempt to limit the spread of the virus; educational institutions, colleges, universities, parks, public beaches, and restaurants have been closed.
Situation is getting worse so govt has taken precautionary measures. Restaurants,malls,shopping centres will be closed in Sindh from tomorrow. Only takeaways & deliveries will be allowed. Section 144 also to be imposed at beach & parks. It’s our turn to follow#COVID #coronavirus
— Izma. (@IzmaSiddiqi) March 17, 2020
While most of the people confused this time with the holiday season,
— Junaid Ahmed Dahar (@junaidadahar) March 16, 2020
Many businesses are now following the government’s lead and imposing the rules and regulations to be followed amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Among all the restaurants, TestKitchen by Okra was the first to make an announcement regarding the matter,
We are trying to observe social distancing and keep our staff and patrons safe as best as we can. Testkitchen will only…
And soon other restaurants followed their lead.
We are putting in our efforts to fight Covid-19. Precaution is much better than panic. Please call us to place your order for pick up or delivery. 03233665437 📞#noliesfries
We wish you all the best of health in these trying times. Stay safe everyone! #thymepk #coronaupdate #karachi #pakistan
Due to current scenario Pinch n Co Dine In is close! We are open for Takeaway and Delivery! #staysafe #fightagaistcorona #washhands #staystrong
With the help of Section 144, authorities and businesses finally taking a step to limit social distancing might help in containing the virus spread.
For more updates, stay tuned!