ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar number of coronavirus cases has decreased in Pakistan but risk still persists.
In a tweet, Asad Umar said, with the support of provinces strategies were made at National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) for every occasion including, Eid, Muharram, Schools opening and etc.
At NCOC, with provincial support we prepare for every occasion which can increase cases..eid, muharram, school opening etc. Because covid is reduced but risk is still alive. Our approach in robert frosts words..But i have promises to keep and miles to go before i sleep
— Asad Umar (@Asad_Umar) August 21, 2020
“COVID-19 is reduced but risk is still alive”, he added.
Pakistan has reported ten deaths in last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 291,588. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 6,219.
It is pertinent to mention here that coronavirus cases have witnessed a massive decline in Pakistan in recent days and the government has lifted almost all restrictions.