- NCOC expressed issues over the rising variety of COVID-19 instances within the nation.
- Directs provinces to make sure strict implementation of coronavirus SOPs, particularly throughout the event of Eidul Azha.
- Says people who’ve been vaccinated can be required to quarantine for 10 days in the event that they check optimistic for COVID-19.
ISLAMABAD: The Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Wednesday held a gathering to specific concern over the rising variety of COVID-19 instances within the nation and directed provinces to make sure the strict implementation of the coronavirus customary working procedures on the event of Eid ul Adha.
The assembly was held beneath the chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Improvement, and Particular Initiatives Asad Umar, whereas all provincial chief secretaries attended the assembly via video hyperlinks.
Through the assembly, a dialogue associated to the violations of the SOPs in several sectors additionally happened. After being briefed concerning the state of affairs, the minister instructed the provinces to make sure the strict implementation of the SOPs. He additionally directed the provinces to ramp up their coronavirus vaccination drives.
The NCOC additionally issued particular directions for the event of Eidul Azha to determine that the variety of COVID-19 instances doesn’t escalate.
In the meantime, Umar informed the attendees that the western border of the nation has been closed since June 17 as a result of worrying coronavirus state of affairs arising in Afghanistan. He added that the federal government is making preparations to deliver again Pakistanis who’ve been stranded in Afghanistan.
The NCOC additionally stated that people who’ve been vaccinated can be required to quarantine for 10 days in the event that they check optimistic for COVID-19.