The lethal coronavirus that started in November from the province of Wuhan, china wreaked havoc across the globe. Soon after the pandemic started, the World Health Organisation advised certain precautionary measures; social distancing is one of the measures to tackle the virus. However, Pakistanis have unturned every precaution; soon after the lockdown eased the denizens of the country voraciously started indulging in shopping.
In a nutshell, certain Pakistanis are challenging the deadly coronavirus and showing their foolish valiancy in front of an unknown enemy, COVID-19.
Here’s how people across Pakistan shopping and challenging the virus. Videos and pictures have been shared by multiple people across social media.
Wandala Bazar Shahdra (Lahore)
Lockdown tu baad Janta EiD di Shoping Krn lai Bazar wich Nikal aai,
— Babar Jalandhari ਬਾਬਰ ਜਲੰਧਰੀ (@BabarJalandhari) May 19, 2020
Emporium Mall Lahore
— Tayyab khokhar (@Tayyabkhokhar_) May 19, 2020
Raja Bazar Rawalpindi
— Javed Nayab Laghari (@JavedNLaghari) May 19, 2020
Peshawar Saddar Bazar
— ارباب (@reedumaurier) May 18, 2020
Karachi Sunday Bazar
— SherY (@SherySyed2) May 17, 2020
National Bank of Pakistan Shakargarh
— Dr Fahad Mirza (@Fadiiness) May 18, 2020
The queue outside NBP Quetta
Nadra office Lahore
— Murtaza Ali Shah (@MurtazaViews) May 4, 2020
Nadra Office Islamabad
No Social Distancing, no masks, no SOPs!
This is the condition at Nadra Centre Blue Area!
Where is @dcislamabad and his team? Are SOPs only for mosques!?
We demand immediate action! #coronavirusinpakistan pic.twitter.com/5SaHcG8v3Z
— Fixit Islamabad/Rawalpindi (@FixitIsbRwp) April 30, 2020
Ehsaas cash distribution
Govt of #Pakistan gave the largest package of social assistance of the poorest of country but how the admin is dealing with #Ehsas Counters,can be seen in this pic.District admin needs to manage cash counters under #EhsasProgram keeping in view of SOPs of #Social_Distancing. pic.twitter.com/OlSNSg2MTA
— Nazia Jabeen (@nazia__jabeen) April 10, 2020
Ehsaas Cash Korangi, Karachi
Ehsas Emergency cash transfer Disbursement line . Where is social distancing ?
Is it only effect in masjid ?
Pic taken 10-04-2020 10:00am
Location Brookes chorangi Korangi Industrial area
— Fouq Ahmed (@fouqahmed) April 10, 2020
Shopping queues at various brands
— Tåhręėm🦋 (@tahreemsays_) May 12, 2020
In a nutshell, the government has eased the lockdown but with certain precautionary measures. Nevertheless, the above-mentioned videos and pictures from several public social media accounts are depicting Pakistanis are not taking the virus seriously; hence, the denizens of the land of pure are seriously challenging the lethal virus.
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