A day after physicians recommend the federal government and spiritual scholars to reassess their position on resuming mosques for congregational prayers throughout the holy month of Ramzan, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Healthcare Facility and Research study Centre’s (SKMH&RC) Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Asim Yousaf has actually likewise revealed his opposition to the decision, stating it might have hazardous repercussions in times of the coronavirus crisis.
Speaking throughout a tv program, the senior medical professional stated that he supports the medical neighborhood’s position since a countrywide lockdown has actually been extremely efficient versus the infection spread, although it was essential to offer relief to some markets.
He revealed opposition to the federal government’s decision of raising restriction on congregational prayers, stating “people’s livelihood does not depend on praying in mosques”.
A number of members of the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) on Wednesday had actually prompted the federal government and spiritual scholars to reassess their decision of reducing total lockdown and resuming congregational prayers, warning that a spike in COVID-19 cases would maim the nation’s currently vulnerable health care system.
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