ISLAMABAD: Asad Omar, head of the National Command and Operations Center, has announced easing of restrictions in 18 districts of the country to improve the Corona situation and imposed new restrictions on non-vaccinators from September 30.
According to details, Asad Umar, head of the National Command and Operations Center, while giving a media briefing, said that the fourth wave of Corona had increased the number of patients in hospitals. We had imposed more closures in 24 districts. Now, 18 out of 24 districts are showing improvement.
Announcing the easing of Corona restrictions, Asad Umar said that out of 24 districts, only 6 districts will remain closed due to the epidemic, 6 districts including Lahore, Faisalabad, Multan, Sargodha, Gujarat and Bannu. But the bans will remain in place until September 22.
The head of the NCOC said that outdoor restaurants, including 50 per cent transport and opening of schools in 18 districts, would be allowed till 12 noon but indoor dining would remain closed.
He clarified that a person who is not fully vaccinated by September 30 will not be able to do 5 major things. Without complete vaccination, people associated with educational institutions will be banned from working, air travel will not be allowed, admission in shopping centers, hotels, guest houses on booking. There will be a ban on going to restaurants and weddings.
Asad Omar said that we are trying not to reduce the supply of oxygen in hospitals, the restrictions in the rest of the country have been extended until September 30, the epidemic in the country is decreasing, the fourth wave is coming down, in the next 15 days. The epidemic is expected to decline further.
Regarding the vaccination process, the Federal Minister said that the process of vaccination against coronavirus is also underway across the country.
He said that we will not go for business closures, we will go for closures on those who do not get vaccinated, the restrictions for those who do not get vaccinated will be gradually increased.
Regarding vaccination, Omar said that carcinogen and Pak Week is a single dose of vaccine. In Islamabad, 52% of the population over 15 years of age has been fully vaccinated. Let us now make the process of national vaccination possible.