Inter-provincial, inter-city transport resumes in Pakistan


ISLAMABAD (News10) – Inter-provincial, intercity and intra city transport with 50 percent passenger occupancy has resumed in the country after hiatus of about a week.

According to details, National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) has also allowed railways to maintain its operation with 70 percent occupancy.

Regarding business hours, NCOC allowed markets and shops to remain open till 8:00 PM from 17 May (Monday) onwards.

It also allowed normal working hours for offices from 17 May onwards whereas the condition of 50 percent work from home would remain enforced.

On the other hand, Pakistan has reported 76 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 877,130. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 19,543 on Sunday.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 2,379 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths and cases followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Till now 9,367 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,794 in Sindh, 3,766 in KP, 731 in Islamabad, 514 in Azad Kashmir, 264 in Balochistan, and 107 in GB.

Furthermore 325,662 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 298,078 in Sindh, 126,787 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 79,123 in Islamabad, 23,831 in Balochistan, 18,231 in Azad Kashmir and 5,418 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

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