Consul General of China to Karachi Li Bijian has advised the Sindh government to keep schools closed in the province and avoid any big gatherings until further notice after the number of coronaviruscases in Pakistan jumped to 20.
Li Bijian took to Twitter saying:
As 15 cases confirmed in Karachi, the spread of the virus is quick and actual. The local Government of Sindh shall be advised to take more strong preventive measures including calling off big gatherings and extension of the closing of the schools to save more lives.
The diplomat also tweeted that lessons should be taken and learnt from Chinese experience with the coronavirus so that more lives could be saved.