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Wearing of face mask is mandatory both in govt, private offices: NCOC

Wearing of face mask is mandatory both in govt, private offices: NCOC
October 28, 2020

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - After second wave of coronavirus, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) has directed the provinces to ensure compliance of wearing of face masks and other SOPs against Covid-19 particularly in bazaars, shopping malls, public transport and restaurants.

The NCOC met in Islamabad on Wednesday with Minister for Planning Asad Umar in the chair. The forum decided that weaning of face mask is mandatory both in government and private offices.

The meeting was briefed that the positivity ratio of Coronavirus cases has increased in eleven major cities of the country.

At present, four thousand three hundred and seventy-four smart lockdowns have been imposed across the country.

on the other hand, Pakistan has reported 14 more coronavirus-related fatalities during the past 24 hours, taking the death toll from the disease to 6,759.

According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 825 fresh infections emerged during this period, lifting the national tally of cases to 330,200. Around 29,477 samples were tested on Tuesday.

There are a total of 11,627 active cases of the coronavirus as 311,814 patients have so far recuperated from the disease.

Thus far, Sindh has reported 144,449 cases, followed by Punjab that has reported 103,314 cases while Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reported 39,189, Balochistan 15,859, Islamabad 19,300, Gilgit Baltistan 4,200 and Azad Jammu and Kashmir 3,839

611 of the patients under treatment in hospitals across the country are said to be in critical condition.