NCOC Chief warns of dire consequences if COVID-19 SOPs neglected

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

28th Mar, 2021. 02:49 pm
Asad Umar

Federal Planning Minister Asad Umar on Sunday warned of dire consequences if the health protocols devised to curb the coronavirus spread neglected by people.

According to the details, National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) Chief Asad Umar held meeting today with provincial chief secretaries and reviewed the situation related to rising cases of coronavirus.

In his tweet he wrote:

Held ncoc meeting today with provincial chief secretaries & reviewed the situation. Based on continuing increase in disease spread & fast pace at which hospital fill up is taking place, particularly critical covid patients, decided to further tighten restrictions.

Asad Umar also said

Chief secretaries have been advised to ensure strict compliance of the sop’s. Would request everyone to cooperate with the administration as they are enforcing these sop’s for safeguarding us

Asad Umar earlier while addressing a news conference called upon the political, social and religious leaders and media to join hands to contain spread of third wave of COVID-19 pandemic. He said it is time to show as a nation that we would limit spread of the disease from reaching the level of damaging livelihood.

NCOC Chief pointed out that the major reason behind the rising trend of Coronavirus disease in the country is the British variants of the pandemic that has the ability to spread more rapidly and it is also more fatal.

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