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COVID-19: Pakistan eases lockdown restrictions

An official at the Centaurus Mall uses a thermal scanner to check the temperature of shoppers before they enter.
Image Credit: AFP

Islamabad: Pakistan on Monday eased restrictions after the May 8-16 countrywide lockdown and allowed offices and businesses to resume directing them to follow all the coronavirus guidelines and necessary Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

However, despite allowing normal life back on track, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), the country’s nerve centre monitoring the coronavirus situation has made it clear that ban on all types of tourism activities will continue till further notice.

All tourism sites including the northern areas of Pakistan will remain closed in the light of the NCOC decision.

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