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In view of reduction in the number of coronavirus cases, the National Coordination Committee (NCC) will meet on Thursday (today) to decide the course of action to be implemented to put the country back to normalcy.
Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar said: “We have decided, in principle, to lift the restrictions and ensure stringent implementation of the standard operating procedures to halt the spread of Covid-19.”
He said that the NCC meeting would be headed by Prime Minister Imran Khan and attended by representatives of all provinces.
Mr Umar said an environment would be created to guarantee that Pakistan did not undergo another hike of the virus, adding that tracing, testing and quarantine (TTQ) policy had been formulated to separate the infected people and their contacts.
According to the data shared by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), there are 20,836 active cases in the country, with the number of patients on ventilators also reduced.