Former Pakistan cricket team skipper and current Prime Minister Imran Khan while stressing on the seriosness of current pandemic Coronavirus has said that it is not T20 match but fight can go llobg for months.
Imran Khan said this while announcing multi-billion rupees package to support the poor facing financial crunch in the wake of partial lockdown across the country to prevent coronavirus spread.
Speaking to journalists in Islamabad on Tuesday, Imran Khan said, “Fight against coronavirus is not a T20 match and this crisis may continue for 6 or 7 months so we have to take rational steps. We even have to prepare for curfew even if it is required in future.”
Imran once again ruled complete lockdown in the country. “The option of lockdown was first discussed at the National Security Committee (NSC) meeting but I opposed the complete lockdown which means curfew,” he said, adding that curfew is the last stage of lockdown and we do not want to go there as we are not doing that bad,” he explained.
Coronavirus cases in Pakistan are on the rise with the country recording a total of 916 cases and seven deaths till Tuesday, March 23. Sindh remains the worst-hit with 407 case, 110 in Balochistan, 265 in Punjab; 38 in KP, 80 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 15 in Islamabad and one in Pakistan Administered Kashmir.