President Alvi emphasizes need for national awareness to prevent coronavirus spread

08:40 AM | 15 Mar, 2020
President Alvi emphasizes need for national awareness to prevent coronavirus spread
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ISLAMABAD - President Dr Arif Alvi has emphasized the need for national awareness and strict compliance of simple measures for preventing coronavirus from spreading.

In a series of tweets, the President said it is not a political issue but a national one. He said it is the people who have the role of war heroes. He urged them to use weapons of social media and phone messages till the war against Coronavirus is won.

Dr Arif Alvi further advised the people to wash hands with soap for at least twenty seconds, using tissue during coughing or sneezing, refusing to shake hands and embrace to keep social distance, avoiding crowded places and not touching one's face.