Following the guidelines of the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) to contain the spread of coronavirus on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, the Punjab government has decided to observe a week for the implementation of the standard operating procedures (SOPs) and vaccination till July 18.
The Home Department has set up a provincial control room for monitoring and directions have been issued to all the administrative and police officers to form teams to check SOPs violations at markets, parks, restaurants, wedding halls, and other public places.
The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Provincial Health Minister Dr. Yasmeen Rashid and Chief Secretary Punjab at the Civil Secretariat here on Saturday, with the senior member board of revenue, additional chief secretary, additional chief secretary (home), secretaries of the health department, commissioner, CCPO and deputy commissioner Lahore in attendance.
The divisional commissioners, RPOs, and deputy commissioners participated through the video link.
Speaking at the meeting, Provincial Minister Dr. Yasmeen Rashid said that vaccination,as well as precautionary measures, are essential to ward off the disease of Covid.