NCOC proposes micro, smart lockdowns as coronavirus cases increase


ISLAMABAD (News Desk) – The National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), while expressing reservations over continuous increase in coronavirus deaths and cases in the country, has on Wednesday proposed to impose micro and smart lockdowns.

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired the NCOC meeting which held detailed review of all hotspot areas and measures to control spread of the pandemic.

The members told that violation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) in markets, marriage halls and unnecessary public gatherings is increasing COVID-19. It was told that the epidemic should be controlled by micro and smart lockdowns in hotspot areas. 


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