Federal capital records 166 fresh corona cases in last 24 hours: NCOC
ISLAMABAD: COVID-19 cases continued to surge in the federal capital as 166 new corona cases were reported from the city during the last 24 hours, National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Wednesday.
According to an official of NCOC, as many as 118 cases were reported on Tuesday while 155 cases were reported on Monday.
He said so far 37,556 cases were reported from the federal capital while 415 deaths were reported from Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT). He added 33,253 patients had been recovered completely.
Meanwhile, on the direction of Ministry of National Health Services, the district administration of Islamabad had continued smart lockdown in different streets of the capital to reduce transmission of the infection in the selected streets and other sectors.
They also started taking actions on violation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) related with the corona while visiting marriage halls, markets and petrol pumps by its inspection teams. The administration also sealed schools, shops, workshops and restaurants on violation of SOPs.
The inspection teams also issued notices to marriage halls besides imposing fines on owners of different shops. - APP