PM Imran Khan to chair NCC meeting today: ISLAMABAD: The National Control Board (NCC) will certainly fulfill today with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair to evaluate the dominating coronavirus situation in the country and also take a decision on imposing lockdown in cities with high positivity proportion.
On Thursday, Federal Preacher for Preparation Asad Umar and also Special Assistant on Health Dr Faisal Sultan gotten in touch with the head of state and also briefed him carefully about the coronavirus circumstance in the nation after which the NCC meeting was convened.
The conference will certainly review the current COVID-19 numbers and also determine regarding imposing further restrictions as the third wave of coronavirus created chaos in Pakistan.
The NCC is a peak body headed by the prime minister. All the chief ministers, government preachers and also various other essential authorities are participants of it.
The session, arranged for 12:00 pm, will be participated in by chief ministers, preachers and also chief assistants.
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According to resources, there’s a possibility that the NCC may announce a lockdown in cities where the positivity proportion is going beyond 10% as hinted by Asad Umar earlier today.
It is expected that commercial tasks and offices may additionally be closed due to the intensifying COVID-19 circumstance
The National Command and also Procedure Centre (NCOC) on Wednesday had recommended extra constraints to regulate COVID-19.
“We will need to boost the limitations. If we do not contain the fast spread of the pandemic, we will have no choice yet to impose a total lockdown in the big cities,” Umar had stated after chairing an NCOC conference.
The priest had actually cautioned that this was the last chance for individuals to take the pandemic seriously as done in the very first wave in 2014. Or else, he warned, they would need to endure stringent limitations.
He regretted that neither was the public nor the administration showing obligation to guarantee complete compliance with precautions as well as anti-COVID SOPs released by the government.
Umar had alerted that the country was only a few days away from a full lockdown so people have to comply with SOPs to stem the rise of COVID-19.