Face masks price skyrocket as Pakistan confirms first cases of coronavirus

In the middle of the report of first ‘coronavirus case in Pakistan’, the costs of surgical mask have risen in the government capital.

The increase in command for masks has been rise by thousand percent, as mask that was being sold at seven rupees is currently selling for ten to twenty rupees. Though, the N-95 surgical mask is being sold at Rs400 to Rs500 rather than 60 rupees.

The spread comes after Pakistan likewise become a victim of coronavirus as two cases of the death dealing infection were affirmed on Wednesday.

The Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza, through a message on the social media, affirmed the two coronavirus cases in the Pakistan. In any case, he said the circumstance was leveled out and individuals should not be stressed over these cases.

“The two cases are being dealt with as indicated by ‘clinical standard protocal’ and the two ‘patients’ are steady. No powerful reason to panic, things are leveled out. I will hold a question and answer session today on come back from Taftan,” he said in his message on the social media.

In the meantime, residents are additionally taking careful steps to battle the outbreak, and a surgical mask is extremely successful instrument to prevent the infection.

Medical storekeepers state that just one mask is being offered to one individual, as supply is off for seven days, the merchants were off the opinion that costs will descend as new stocks show up. One shopkeeper stated that surgical mask was being imported from China, the inventory shut down from China has led to the item lack in the market.

The death dealing infection started in China around three weeks back and has executed more than 2,000 individuals. The infection likewise spread to numerous different nations, including Iran, Italy, Brazil and Spain.

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