Ministers decry violation of SOPs as daily COVID-19 mortality rate increases by 140% in Pakistan

Planning and Development Minister Asad Umar on Tuesday said people in the country were "committing a collective blunder by recklessly ignoring" all standard operating procedures (SOPs) against coronavirus, the results of which have started to show in the form of increased deaths

Oct 20, 2020
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Planning and Development Minister Asad Umar on Tuesday said people in the country were "committing a collective blunder by recklessly ignoring" all standard operating procedures (SOPs) against coronavirus, the results of which have started to show in the form of increased deaths.

"Last week, daily Covid mortality [rate] was 12. This is a 140 per cent increase vs few weeks back," Umar said via tweet.

He warned that if people continued to violate SOPs, "we will lose both lives and livelihoods".

https://www.dawn.com/news/1586058/ministers-decry-violation-of-sops-as-daily-covid-19-mortality-rate-increases-by-140pc

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