Shaniera Akram, wife of former Pakistani cricketer Wasim Akram, has expressed hope that Pakistan will beat the novel corona virus soon.
Shaniera was commenting on a tweet of Wasim Akram.
The former skipper had raised a question: “One by one, nations across the world are going to lift their lockdown restrictions. We need to ask ourselves, Do we want to be one of these leading countries? #WeCanBeatThis #TogetherApart #CoronaVirusPakistan #StayHome.”
One by one, nations across the world are going to lift their lockdown restrictions. We need to ask ourselves, Do we want to be one of these leading countries ? #WeCanBeatThis #TogetherApart #CoronaVirusPakistan #StayHome— Wasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) April 27, 2020
Responding to this, Shaniera said, “Yes we do!!! #PakistanCanDoIt #BeatCoronaVirus.”
Earlier, she had urged people to stay home to save lives amid the coronavirus lockdown.
Shaniera said, “The more you see people out, the faster the corona virus spreads, the fuller our hospitals get.”
She further said if people did not avoid social distancing there will be a “stricter closure of businesses and the greater our people will suffer besides the longer we will stay locked down.”
The Punjab government on Tuesday has launched ‘Smart
Sampling’ across the province to contain the deadly coronavirus that has engulfed the entire world. According to media reports the Chief Minister of Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar in a statement said that the provincial authorities were focusing on the people present in quarantine centers.
Earlier, CM Buzdar had paid a tribute to the paramedical staff for fearlessly fighting against the virus. Punjab government will give additional salaries to doctors, paramedics and those working in coronavirus testing laboratories, he told.
The minister said that the nation will always remember the services of doctors and paramedical staff in this time of need. On the other hand, Pakistan has reported 20 more deaths from novel coronavirus as number of cases across the country reached 14,079 and 301 persons lost their lives.
5,640 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 4,956 in Sindh, 1,984 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 853 in Balochistan while 3,233 patients have recovered so far.
Online Int’l News with additional input by GVS News Desk