The Punjab health department on Friday issued Covid-19 Protocol by making facemasks mandatory in public places due to a possible increase in Covid-19 cases.
According to a notification issued by the provincial health department, people have been directed to wear facemasks at public places in Punjab including Lahore amid a possible rise in Covid-19 cases.
The Punjab health department has also made facemasks mandatory at hospitals. All the district health authorities have been directed to ensure the implementation of the Protocols.
Remember that Pakistan is witnessing another wave of Covid-19 as 171 confirmed cases were reported by the National Institute of Health (NIH) in the past 24 hours.
On Thursday, National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) warned the authorities that the coronavirus could rise again in the country. During the meeting with the stakeholders, NCOC issued guidelines to avoid spreading the virus among citizens.
The NCOC announced to use of face masks mandatory in crowded areas, moreover, Medical centers, hospital staff and patients to follow the strict guidelines released by NCOC
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