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COVID-19 second wave sweeps across Pakistan; NCOC issues new guidelines

As COVID-19 second wave sweeps across Pakistan; the National Command and Control Centre (NCOC) on Wednesday has issued new guidelines.

As per new orders, markets, shopping malls, wedding halls, and restaurants will close at 10 pm in 11 cities of Pakistan to restrict the spread of COVID-19 as the country faces the second wave of coronavirus.

The NCOC has also decided that parks across the country will close at 6 pm. Strict action will be taken against those who violate the instructions.

It is now a must for people to wear masks if they are going to crowded places. Wearing masks also have been made compulsory at both government and private offices.

The Guidelines  include:

The directive comes a day after Pakistan’s active cases surpassed the 11,000 mark and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Dr.Faisal Sultan announced that the second wave of the deadly virus had started in the country.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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