Islamabad:National Command and Operation Centre has extended COVID-19 standard operating procedures to 27 cities across the country due to rising number of infections.
The NCOC made the decision to continue implementation of COVID-19 SOPs in view of current pandemic situation and increasing pressure on Covid dedicated healthcare facilities.
Under the COVID-19 SOPs , all commercial activities except essential services to be closed at 8 p.m.
Moreover, all markets would be closed two days a week whereas the determination of off days would be at the discretion of the provinces.
The restrictions on indoor dining in restaurants would be maintained while outdoor dining to be allowed till 10:00 pm.
However, the takeaway service would remain open 24 hours a day.
The Forum would review its implemented SOPs on 13th of next month.