Pakistan bans export of protective gear in bid to tackle coronavirus


AFP ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Tuesday placed a ban on the export of personal protective equipment after the country’s coronavirus tally crossed 950. In its bid to tackle the coronavirus, the government has banned the export of the N95 mask, surgical masks, and other face masks along with hand sanitisers, bio-hazard bags, goggles, disposable gloves, and gowns, said a notification from the trade ministry.