The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) meeting was held under the chair of Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar.
The NCOC session is being attended by Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr Faisal Sultan and other concerned officials.
During the session, the participants reviewed the government’s steps and implementation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) to curb the spread of second wave of Coronavirus pandemic.
Earlier on Tuesday, Prime Minister Imran Khan had rejected the closure of businesses, schools and industries again in view of rising COVID-19 cases in Pakistan.
PM Imran Khan had given the statement while chairing the federal cabinet meeting. A briefing was given to the cabinet members regarding an increase being witnessed in COVID-19 cases.
The federal cabinet was told that coronavirus cases are consistently increasing besides a hike in the number of critical patients put on ventilators and mortality rate.