Islamabad, Skardu on the list
The Ministry of Health has decided to relax restrictions in eight cities across Pakistan with high rates of coronavirus vaccination.
These include Islamabad, Peshawar, Skardu, Gilgit, Rawalpindi, Quetta, Mirpur, and Muzaffarabad. According to the NCOC, 40% population in the cities above have been immunised against the deadly virus.
Here are the new SOPs announced by the government:
Last week, NCOC chief Asad Umar announced that covid restrictions on unimmunised people will increase from October 1. Unvaccinated people won’t be allowed to board flights, both international and domestic.
It is mandatory for students, teachers, administrative staff, and people involved in the transportation of students to get both the jabs too. The government recently commenced vaccination for students of and above 12 years.