March 28, 2020

People in villages, suburbs laugh off coronavirus threat

PESHAWAR: While attention is focused on awareness campaigns in the urban centres, a huge number of people in villages and suburban areas are least bothered about staying at home because of lack of understanding about the threat posed by COVID-19.Unlike the past, a small number of people attended the Friday congregations across the provincial capital. Some religious scholars literally cried while asking public to offer prayers at home due to the threat of spread of COVID-19. Smaller gatherings...