Friday, January 27

PM directs to immediately revive NCOC

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has directed to immediately revive the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) keeping in view the emergence of new variant of Omicron virus.

According to the Prime Minister office, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has taken notice of the rising cases of the new variant of the pandemic. He has also sought a report from the National Institute of Health (NIH) about COVID-19 situation.

Earlier on March 31, 2022, as the Covid-19 pandemic had subsided, the then Prime Minister Imran Khan had formally shut down the NCOC, which had overseen the government’s pandemic response and kept the nation updated on daily cases, deaths, recoveries and number of vaccinations, etc.