COVID watch | 27 August 2020


425 COVID cases, 6 deaths in country

The total number of COVID cases has risen to 294,638. The death toll from the pandemic touches 6,274 as six more people die in the last 24 hours.

Active cases dip to 9,000

The NCOC has announced that active COVID cases have gone below 9,000. The center warned of re-emergence of due to SOPs violations.

Micro smart lockdowns in localities

Micro smart lockdowns imposed in smaller areas after cases emerged. Areas were sealed in Gujranwala, Gujrat, Attock, and Sialkot for 14 days.

SOPs for air travel

The Civil Aviation Authority has announced standard operating procedures for all flights.
Airport managers will ensure social distancing and passengers are to be scanned with thermal devices before boarding. Passengers will wear masks