A worker checks the body temperature of a train passenger in Peshawar on March 17, 2020. Photo: AP A worker checks the body temperature of a train passenger in Peshawar on March 17, 2020. Photo: AP
A worker checks the body temperature of a train passenger in Peshawar on March 17, 2020. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Pakistan’s Imran Khan rules out mass shutdowns, as cases hit 257

  • The country has struggled to prevent the spread of the virus, with religious gatherings allowed to continue and limited travel restrictions in place
  • Khan says it is not feasible for Pakistan to lock down cities, as it could result in mass unemployment and impoverished people ‘dying from hunger’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A worker checks the body temperature of a train passenger in Peshawar on March 17, 2020. Photo: AP A worker checks the body temperature of a train passenger in Peshawar on March 17, 2020. Photo: AP
A worker checks the body temperature of a train passenger in Peshawar on March 17, 2020. Photo: AP
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