ISLAMABAD, (MANEND NEWS): National Command and Operation
Centre (NCOC) has said that in the wake of surge in COVID-19 cases
in the country, the decision to implement lockdown would be taken
after deliberate discussion amongst all stakeholders.
The Forum at its meeting with Minister for Planning, Development and
Special Initiatives Asad Umar in the chair deliberated upon proposed
lock downs in high disease prevalence cities.
It was decided that to extend two days interprovincial transport ban on
Saturdays and Sundays till 17th of next month.
The forum was told that the few proposed restrictions would include
closure of markets and malls, less essential services and complete
closure of educational institutions.
The Forum was apprised that a total of 6,901 beds have been inducted
to meet the increased requirements due to surge in COVID-19 cases.