While the onset of Covid-19 has resulted in most people working from home, the founder of Pakistan’s first medical e-commerce site is busier than ever. Since mid-March, cities across the country have been under a lockdown enforced by army troops. Only services deemed “essential” – including medical deliveries – are permitted to continue unaffected. The pandemic has proved a boon for Dawaai’s business.
“Demand has tripled,” Dawaai chief executive Farquan Kidwai told FinanceAsia from a company warehouse, where he was providing an extra set of hands to help the company keep up with orders.
There are roughly 5,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Pakistan and 91 deaths…
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