October 2, 2023

The decision to close educational institutions will be based on the positive rate of Corona cases, the NCOC said

The NCOC said in a statement that the provision of food and snacks on public transport has also been banned.

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A meeting of the NCOC was held under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Development and Planning Asad Umar in which it was agreed to expedite the vaccination process. Also requested.

It was decided at the meeting that in view of the new wave of Corona virus, new virus prevention regulations (SOPs) have been fixed by consensus of the provinces, which will be implemented in next 48 hours.

The meeting discussed keeping the educational institutions open but no decision has been taken regarding the closure of schools. Before making a decision in this regard, the rate of positive cases in the educational institutions will be reviewed.

The participants of the meeting expressed concern over the increase in the fifth wave.

The meeting was attended by NCOC officials including Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood, Major General Muhammad Zafar Iqbal and provincial ministers.

A meeting has been convened tomorrow to review the situation on the increasing cases of corona virus, in which all the conditions including corona virus statistics will be reconsidered.

It may be recalled that a meeting of the Provincial Ministers of Health and Education was convened on January 15 to review the implementation of the existing SOPs and to suggest new SOPs, including education sector, public gatherings, marriage. The focus should be on the celebrations, indoor and outdoor food and transport sector.

The NCOC has decided to impose a complete ban on food and breakfast in air travel from January 17, 2022.

According to the statement, Civil Aviation (CAA) has been asked to ensure that masks are worn inside the flight and also to implement Corona SOPs at all airports.

The NCOC said in a statement that the provision of food and snacks on public transport has also been banned.

On the other hand, according to the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), in the last 24 hours, 4,340 people were infected with the virus in the country and 7 died.

During the last 24 hours, 49,809 tests were performed to diagnose the virus, resulting in a positive corona case rate of 8.71.

There are currently 35,982 active cases of the virus in the country, of which 781 are in critical condition.

It may be recalled that in view of increasing cases of new variants of Corona virus, the government has allowed persons above 18 years of age to be given booster shorts after full vaccination while full implementation of S&P vaccine by the government. The Nation has been severely warned.

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