4,136 micro small lockdowns enforced across Pakistan: NCOC
ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) was informed on Monday that 4,136 micro small lockdowns are in place across the country to control the spread of Coronavirus.
The forum was informed that Test Trace and Quarantine strategy was being used for disease control and prevention.
The meeting noted that positivity ratio in major cities was increasing rapidly with nationwide positivity rate standing at 4.5 percent.
The forum was relayed that recent health guidelines would remain in force in 16 major cities till January 31 2021.
The meeting was apprised that 2811 oxygenated beds were included to ramp up hospitals capacity. Over 13,000 oxygen cylinders were issued to the provinces and federating units.
The NCOC appreciated efforts of provinces for taking prompt and necessary measures in line with health guidelines for public safety and well-being.