- “The coronavirus situation has taken a dangerous turn,” says Chairman CII Qibla Ayaz.
- Folks ought to be absolutely conscious of the menace the virus poses, he says.
- His feedback got here after at the very least 70 extra individuals succumbed to coronavirus.
The Council of Islamic Ideology Chairman Qibla Ayaz mentioned Monday that those that are sceptical in regards to the coronavirus vaccine — or these casting aspersion on the vaccines — are taking part in with the lives of individuals.
Ayaz, together with different students, held a press convention and mentioned that the third wave of coronavirus is extra harmful than the primary and second ones.
“The coronavirus situation has taken a dangerous turn. People should be fully aware of the [threat the virus poses],” the CII’s chairman mentioned.
The chairman, reminding those that Islamic legal guidelines preach taking security measures, mentioned taraweeh is also prayed at residence.
He appealed to the residents to observe the coronavirus commonplace working procedures (SOPs) throughout their spiritual practices and referred to as for motion, in accordance with the legislation, if the security measures are violated.
The CII chairman added that folks ought to chorus from visiting locations which might be attainable super-spreaders of coronavirus.
“Avoid taking children to the mosques, refrain from shaking hands, and hugging, as saying salam is enough.”
Pakistan’s coronavirus tally crosses 800,000 mark
The CII chairman’s feedback got here after at the very least 70 extra individuals succumbed to coronavirus, taking the nationwide COVID-19 dying toll to 17,187, whereas over 4,800 new infections have been been reported throughout the nation.
The Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) knowledge confirmed 50,161 checks have been performed within the final 24 hours, from which 4,825 checks returned optimistic.
The positivity charge of coronavirus in Pakistan stands at 9.61% as of at present (Monday) whereas the variety of lively instances stands at 89,219.
The brand new instances have taken the nationwide tally of optimistic instances to 800,452 with 285,542 reported in Punjab, 290,788 in Sindh, 114,077 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 72,613 in Islamabad, 21,743 in Balochistan, 16,591 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and 5,258 in Gilgit Baltistan.