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NCOC allows 50 % capacity for PSL matches and 100 % after Feb 16

Staff Report

ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) session chaired by Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Mr Asad Umar was held. Forum discussed the epidemic data, national vaccination progress, inbound health protocols and 2nd Phase of ongoing PSL.

Pakistan Cricket Board has been allowed to conduct Pakistan Super League (PSL) Lahore matches with 50% stadium capacity for fully vaccinated spectators till 15th February 2022, however, from 16 February onwards 100 % stadium capacity for fully vaccinated spectators will be allowed. Children under 12 years of age (un-vaccinated) will also be allowed.

RAT test for Inbound Passengers on arrival at Pakistani airports has been abolished with effect from 8th February, however, RAT test will continue to be conducted for deportees from foreign countries and for non-vaccinated individuals arriving from land border terminals.