NCOC decides to increase lockdown restrictions amid surge in Covid-19 cases

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

22nd Mar, 2021. 12:40 pm

Coronavirus cases are once again surging in Pakistan and it has compelled the authorities to increase restrictions.

As per the details, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) in a meeting decided to increase restrictions of activities contributing to a sharp increase in covid positivity.

Federal Minister for planning Asad Umar announced in a tweet amid the meeting. He wrote that provincial & ICT administrations were also directed to tighten implementation of SOPs and a crackdown on violations that are taking place.

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