Tuesday September 21, 2021

Covid 4th wave threat: CM asks cabinet members to avoid gatherings

PESHAWAR: In view of the fourth wave of COVID-19 pandemic and its possible outbreak during Eid-ul-Azha, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has directed all the cabinet members, parliamentary secretaries and Members Provincial Assembly to avoid all indoor and outdoor public interactions/gatherings at their residences, villages and native towns on the occasion of Eid.

In a letter issued from Chief Minister’s Secretariat and addressed to all the provincial ministers/advisors/special assistants, parliamentary secretaries and members P

the provincial assembly has been urged to strictly follow the COVID Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs) in letter and spirit so that the possible outbreak of the pandemic at mass scale could be avoided and the general public guarded against the virus.

Meanwhile, the chief minister, while deciding to celebrate the Eid with simplicity, has also made an appeal to the general public to celebrate the festival at their homes with utmost simplicity, strictly follow Corona SOPs and take special care for cleanliness.

In a statement issued here he said that even a slight negligence and carelessness towards corona SOPs during the Eid days could cause the mass scale outbreak of the virus and thus put everyone in a difficult situation adding that everyone needs to strictly adhere to the precautionary measures.

Mahmood khan urged the general public to take special care of cleanliness and sanitation while disposing off the waste of sacrificial animals.