Addressing a press conference at Lahore on Monday, she said that coronavirus affected areas will be closed for two weeks.
Dr Yasmin Rashid informed that those areas which are being sealed from tomorrow are Shadbagh, Allama Iqbal Town, Muzang, Harbanspura, Wallad City, Cantt, Shahdhara and Nishter Town.
Dr Yasmin Rashid said that despite government’s instructions, people are not observing on Standard Operation Procedures.
She advised people to strictly follow the SOPs as described by the government.
She announced that the government has devised a special and different strategy in those areas of Lahore where more cases are reported.
She, however said that pharmacies and shops of edible items will be opened in the sealed areas.
The Punjab Health Minister said that transformation of fifty percent coronavirus can be stopped by wearing masks.
She said that the entire world affected badly with this pandemic.
She also requested to avoid spreading the news which dominates disappointment among masses.
Source: Radio Pakistan