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NCOC decides to further reduce Coronavirus related restrictions 

NCOC decides to further reduce Coronavirus related restrictions

NCOC decides to further reduce Coronavirus related restrictions due to improving conditions.

National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) made this decision in a meeting in Islamabad.

NCOC decides to further reduce Coronavirus related restrictions

Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar chaired and National Coordinator Lieutenant General Hamood uz Zaman Khan co-chaired the meeting.

Govt had imposed restrictions for limiting disease spread during the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Now, the Forum decided to allow business centers to remain open till 10 pm.

It also allowed essential businesses including petrol pumps, medical stores etc. to remain open 24/7.

The revised guidelines would come into force from the 1st of next month.

Moreover, the Forum allowed outdoor dining along with indoor dining with 50% sitting capacity.

The Forum also gave permission for outdoor and indoor weddings.

It permitted the outdoor wedding ceremonies to accommodate up to 400 people.

Furthermore, it allowed indoor dining for up to 200 vaccinated people at the indoor wedding ceremony.

The Forum also decided to allow opening up of cinemas and shrines with strict Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) and safety protocols.

Besides, NCOC also allowed all public and private departments to call 100% staff on duty with routine working hours schedule.

The Forum also decided to allow public transport and railways with 70% passenger capacity.

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