Important meeting of the NCOC held in Islamabad

Important meeting of the NCOC held in Islamabad

The NCOC has stressed for purchasing quality vaccination to ensure successful treatment of COVID-19 patients.

This was directed by the forum in its today's meeting held in Islamabad with National Coordinator Lieutenant General Hamood Uz Zaman Khan in the chair.

The forum was informed that the government would keep the record of vaccinated persons even those who travelled from abroad would have to provide a legal document confirming that they have been vaccinated.

The meeting was apprised that all provinces have almost completed the training of the staff of teaching hospitals, Tehsil and District Head Quarters Hospitals regarding Covid-19 vaccination for swift inoculation of the vaccine.

The meeting discussed update from the provinces on positivity and critical data, non-pharmaceutical interventions implementation, preparations for vaccine inoculation and national vaccine strategy.

In their briefing to the NCOC, the Provincial Chief and Health Secretaries including that of GB and AJK informed that all necessary measures are being taken prior to the availability of coronavirus vaccination.

The Chief Secretaries also briefed about the positivity ratio in their respective provinces and cities with higher positive cases.

The Forum was told that a large number of fines have been imposed while restaurants, shops and business centers had also been closed for not complying with the SOPs.

The Forum also reviewed overall situation of coronavirus in the county. It was informed the forum that all foreign travellers especially from UK and South Africa are being tested at the airports.