National Command Operation Center (NCOC) has decided to tighten the lockdown restrictions as coronavirus cases are alarmingly increasing.
As per the details, a meeting was chaired by Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar. The attendees reviewed the current situation of the third wave of Covid-19.
The attendees also discussed ways to curb the spread of the contagious disease.
NCOC will consult with the provinces to decide regarding the closure of transport.
Statistics 29 March 21:
Total Tests in Last 24 Hours: 40,369
Positive Cases: 4525 Positivity % : 11.20%
Deaths : 41
— NCOC (@OfficialNcoc) March 29, 2021
Earlier, the NCOC on Sunday, in its official Twitter handle, announced that all kind of gatherings (indoor / outdoor) will be banned with immediate effect.
“Complete ban on marriages (including indoor & Outdoor) from 5th April onwards. However, provinces will be at liberty to implement restrictions in early time frame as per the situation on ground.”
NCOC said, “NCOC will provide updated hotspot maps to Provinces for enforcement of Expanded lockdowns with effect from 29th March 21.”
All kind of gatherings (indoor / outdoor) will be banned with immediate effect. This will include all social, cultural, political, sports and other events.
— NCOC (@OfficialNcoc) March 28, 2021