PM Imran Khan to address the nation today

Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to apprise the nation on COVID-19 SOPs and Eid-ul-Azha via televised address today (Monday).

As per the details, the premier is expected to highlight the significance of adhering to the coronavirus SOPs recommended by the government regarding Eid-ul-Azha.

Sources say the televised address will be aired post briefing from Asad Umar – Federal Minister for Planning and Development and other relevant government officials.

It is to be noted that Asad Umar is scheduled to chair a meeting of National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) in Peshawar today as the country reported 20 COVID-19 related deaths within the last 24 hours taking the country’s total coronavirus death toll to 5,842 with a total of 274,288 cases across the country so far.

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According to the statistics issued by NCOC 22,056 coronavirus tests were conducted across the country within the last 24 hours, of which 1,176 came back positive.