“Announcement of Eid Holidays from 10-15 Might 2021 — clearly stating intention of lowering nationwide mobility,” the assertion from the NCOC stated.
NCOC, in a bid to curb the unfold of the virus, additionally introduced complete pointers by the title of “STAY HOME-STAY SAFE — Eid-ul-Fitr-2021 from 8-16 Might 2021”.
The NCOC has additionally imposed a ban on chand raat bazaars, together with mehendi, jewellery, and clothes stalls — from 8-16 Might.
Earlier, the State Financial institution of Pakistan (SBP) had introduced that it’ll not be issuing new notes on Edi ul Fitr this yr as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
“Like final yr, we is not going to be issuing new banknotes on Eid ul Fitr as a result of unfold of the coronavirus pandemic,” stated the SBP in an announcement.
Pakistan’s coronavirus positivity ratio jumped to 9.6% right this moment after the nation reported over 5,000 new infections within the final 24 hours.
In accordance with the official knowledge offered by the NCOC, 5,480 individuals examined optimistic for the coronavirus, after 57,013 assessments have been performed throughout the nation.
The whole tally of COVID-19 instances now stands at 815,711, with most instances reported in Punjab.
The variety of recoveries nationwide has reached 708,193 to this point, whereas the variety of energetic instances within the nation stands at 89,838 as of right this moment.
A day earlier, Pakistan reported the best single-day demise toll recorded for the reason that pandemic began final yr with over 200 new fatalities.