They have been increasing ever since the lockdown began in Pakistan. Nothing to do with masjids. Or with anything other than Taqdeer, for that matter.
Imran Khan has been saying since the first day that a lockdown does not ensure eradication of the virus. For once, he is very right because no matter how many weeks the government keeps extending the lockdown, it isn't even beginning to slow down the virus.
What else is gonna happen when we have slogans like "corona say darna nahi, larna hai". As if we could ever fight an azaab of Allah.