Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned the folks to strictly comply with social distancing measures because the nation “is facing two major threats” because of the novel coronavirus outbreak, saying “people should self-quarantine for at least another 45 days to help tackle the crisis”.

“I fear that if the number of coronavirus cases spiked suddenly like happened in Europe our health care system would not be able to cope with the system as they are not enough ventilators and ICU,” the premier mentioned throughout his interplay with senior journalists in Islamabad on Friday.

Talking of the second main menace, he mentioned the unfold of panic and worry within the society will make the scenario worse. “Media houses need to refrain from creating sensationalism and PEMRA will issue guideline in this regard.”

Responding to the crticisim concerning the alleged mismanagement within the quarantine camps at Pakistan-Iran border, he mentioned the federal and Balochistan authorities offered all services to pilgrims on the Taftan border.

“It is unfair to accuse Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan for the spread of coronavirus,” the prime minister mentioned, including that the virus in Pakistan unfold attributable to Iran’s incapacity to regulate the unfold of COVID-19. 

“I urge international community to immediately lift the sanctions from Iran.”

He additionally mentioned specialists consider that with the rise in temperature the depth of coronavirus will cut back.