corona cases in pakistan today: Pakistan bans air travel for unvaccinated people
Amidst rising cases of corona virus in Pakistan, the government has banned air travel of people without vaccination. After this order, domestic airline companies will allow only those passengers to board the aircraft, who have received at least one dose of the vaccine. It is believed that Pakistani domestic airlines will face losses due to this decision.
The rule will apply to people above 18 years of age
This air travel ban, implemented through Pakistan’s National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), set up to deal with the corona virus, will be effective from August 1. Passengers above the age of 18 years will come under the purview of this ban. According to the NCOC document, the ban will be applicable for domestic air travel while passengers going abroad from Pakistan and those coming to Pakistan from abroad will be exempted from this ban.
These people will get exemption from the ban
It said people who have been partially vaccinated, foreign nationals, Pakistani nationals presenting documentary evidence of vaccination abroad and patients with medical conditions will be exempted from the ban. The total number of cases of corona virus infection in Pakistan has crossed the one million mark on Sunday.
corona cases in pakistan cross one million
Meanwhile, the Ministry of National Health Services said that with the death of 45 Kovid-19 patients in Pakistan in the last 24 hours, the number of people who lost their lives to this deadly virus has increased to 23,016. The ministry said that after 2,819 new cases of infection were reported in the same period, the total number of infected people in the country increased to 10,04,694.
Sindh government will stop people’s sim
The government of Sindh province of Pakistan said that the mobile phone SIM of those who do not get the corona vaccine within a week will be closed. For this, the provincial government has decided to approach the Imran Khan government and the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA). Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has requested the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) set up on the Corona virus in Pakistan to discuss the issue with the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority.
salary of government employees will be stopped
Murad said that the salaries of government employees who have not been vaccinated will also be stopped. In this regard, CM Murad Ali Shah asked the Finance Secretary of the state to contact the Attorney General of Sindh. In a meeting of the provincial task force, it was decided to limit the timing of shopping malls and markets from 6 am to 6 pm from Monday. Grocery stores, bakeries and pharmacies are not included in this decision.
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