Pakistan cuts international flights to 20% to curb COVID-19 cases


ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Saturday issued an advisory reducing the number of inbound international flights to 20% to curb a further rise in COVID-19 cases.

“Amid high disease prevalence in various parts of the world and current disease situation in the country with corresponding extreme stress on the critical care system. Pakistan has decided to significantly reduce inbound International Air Travel from 5 May to 20th May,” said the NCOC in a statement on Twitter.

It was not immediately clear which routes and air carriers will be affected.


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