Two hotels were sealed in Islamabad on violation of the COVID-19 SOPs.

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - The Assistant Commissioner Islamabad visited the markets and shopping malls along with police and Pakistan Army personnel, during which fines and penalties were imposed for violating the COVID-19 SOPs, Dunya News reported on Friday.

According to sources, two hotels were sealed and a fine of Re 100,000 was also imposed due to violation of the COVID-19 SOPs.

Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday, while briefing the nation about the prevailing situation in the country regarding COVID-19, said Pakistan Army will help police and Rangers to ensure implementation on the coronavirus standard operating procedures (SOPs).

In a televised address after a meeting of the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) in Islamabad, he regretted that the people are currently not observing caution. He warned if the people did not comply with the health guidelines, we will have to impose complete lockdowns in cities.

Imran Khan covid said cases are surging rapidly but his government is not going towards complete lockdown as it will affect the poor the most. He advised all citizens to wear facemask which will reduce half of the problem.