Informal estimates indicate cases could be far higher than the nearly two million known infections, which is among Asia’s highest caseloads.
Worshippers have admitted to conducting religious activities during the movement control order without physical distancing and with the lights switched off to avoid detection.
Authorities in Pakistan have turned a blind eye to religious gatherings, fearing a crackdown could ignite widespread confrontation in the deeply conservative Islamic republic.
Bagaimanapun, masjid atau surau yang gagal mematuhi SOP Covid-19 akan ditutup selama seminggu.
For the moment, Islam lives on, though the Sinicization campaign has palpably reduced the role and visibility of religion in daily life.
Workers at restaurants that open until the wee hours of the morning acknowledge crowds of customers who do not always adhere to Covid-19 SOPs.
Ketika banyak perniagaan terjejas ekoran pandemik Covid-19, peniaga suntong tutok nikmati kenaikan permintaan daripada pelanggan dan peminat baru.
While many businesses are suffering due to the Covid-19 pandemic, suntong tutok traders are doing a roaring business.