As a result of the lockdown, 26% of women lost their jobs
15% of these women are from Sindh and 3% are from Balochistan. These women have been evicted from schools, hospitals and commercial sectors. Fafan’s survey
Lahore Fafan said that 26 per cent women have been laid off due to lockdown, 15 per cent of them are from Sindh and 3 per cent from Balochistan. These women have been evicted from schools, hospitals and commercial sectors. According to the Free and Fair Election Network survey, 26% of women have been laid off since the announcement of the lockdown.
Of these, 14% were permanently fired. The services of the remaining female employees were temporarily suspended. According to the survey, 15% of the women fired from institutions are from Sindh and 3% are from Balochistan. The majority of the fired workers were waiting for the dues to be approved.
It was also reported that 28% of women had applied for assistance in the federal government’s Ehsas program.
It should be noted that Special Assistant for Health Dr. Zafar Mirza said in the media briefing that the situation in Pakistan is better than other countries, many countries are easing the lockdown for the economic system and employment opportunities. The benefit of Smart Lockdown will be when SOPs are implemented.
If SOPs are not implemented then smart lockdown will not be beneficial. He said that training of doctors and other staff was underway. Doctors from all four provinces, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit are being trained.
Has published a book for the training of health workers. Doctors can get a lot of information from the Paramedics book, which will be posted on the website by tomorrow. He said that tests of 42,000 people have been received in quarantine centers. The quarantine centers diagnosed the virus in 14% of the people, bringing the death toll in the country to 385, including details of deaths in the past few days.
In addition, according to government statistics, 182,131 corona tests have been performed in Pakistan so far. In the last 24 hours, 7,971 tests were performed, in which 622 more people tested positive for the corona virus, bringing the total number of corona cases in the country to 17,439. Similarly, 6 more patients died in the last 24 hours. The total death toll has risen to 391. So far, 4,315 patients have fully recovered across the country.