Corona SOPs for Ramadan 2021

The NCOC issued SOPs to contain the spread of coronavirus during the holy month of Ramadan.

A special meeting of NCOC was held by Asad Umar on Tuesday. According to a declaration by the NCOC, it’s decided to implement “broader lockdowns”, with stringent enforcement protocols where no mobility will be allowed except in emergency situations, also Saturdays and Sundays will observe as closed. Cinemas, shrines, and amusement parks will remain closed.

The inter-provincial transport will remain suspended for two days a week (Saturdays and Sundays) which will continue to be enforced till midnight April 25-26.

All indoor and outdoor activities, including social, cultural, political, sports, and other miscellaneous events, will be banned. “Outdoor dining will be allowed from iftar till midnight at 11:59 pm, with strict SOPs, while takeaways will be allowed,” 

Market timings will be from Sehri to 6 pm. Taraweeh prayers should be organized in open spaces as far as possible.

The forum called for civil administration at every tier to engage Ullmas and community leaders for assistance in the enforcement of COVID-19 SOPs during Ramadan.

Strict protocols for tourism have been imposed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Jammu Kashmir, and tourist sites elsewhere.

Read the notification by NCOC.

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