4136 micro small lockdowns in place countrywide to control spread of COVID-19: NCOC

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ISLAMABAD: A meeting of National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) was informed on Monday that 4136 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 is being used for disease control and prevention.

The meeting noted that positivity ratio in major cities is increasing rapidly with nationwide positivity rate stands at four point five percent.

The forum was informed that recent health guidelines will remain in force in sixteen major cities till 31 January next year.

The meeting was apprised that 2811 oxygenated beds were included to ramp up hospitals capacity. Over 13000 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.

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