Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday expressed his concerns over the worsening situation of COVID-19 cases in Pakistan.
While talking to the media in the Islamabad, the CM said the he believed a complete lockdown was needed in Pakistan to get a grip on the third wave of coronavirus.
“Do a lockdown or don’t do it, smart lockdown is nothing,” Murad added.
The CM said that the federal government should ban inter-city transport for two weeks as he stressed on enforcing more strict restrictions.
He further added that the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic was more dangerous than the previous waves. “I have antibodies yet I am still afraid of corona[virus],” CM Murad told media.
He also criticised the government’s vaccination policy, while mentioning that the government failed to procure the vaccine.
Pakistan reported 4,757 new positive cases of coronavirus with 78 new deaths across the country in the past 24 hours, according to National Command and Operation Center (NCOC).