NCOC allows only fully vaccinated people to travel by air from Sept 10
The National Command and Operation Centre-NCOC have made it compulsory for individuals to become completely inoculated before air travel, applicable from September 10.
The renewed mandates were delivered in order to incline the vaccination drive throughout the country amidst a fourth COVID-19 wave, the NCOC.
It is also decided to reduce the gap between two doses of vaccines from 42 to 28 days, NCOC.
“The decision was taken in consultation with health experts,” according to the NCOC.
NCOC had announced COVID-19 vaccination certificates obligatory for domestic air travel from August 1 but to accelerate inoculations the government has now confined air travel to fully vaccinated people only.
A partial vaccination certificate will not be allowable after September 10, 2021.
On the contrary, unvaccinated people are also banned from travelling by train from October 1, NCOC.
The chairmanship of the Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar conveyed contentment over the inoculation procedure throughout the country.
Furthermore, citizens are still encouraged citizens to get their second shots on time.
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