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NCOC decides to place India on Category C in wake of new Indian variant of coronavirus
April 19, 2021

National Command and Operation Centre has decided to place India on the list of Category C countries for two weeks in wake of new Indian variant of coronavirus.

The decision was made in a meeting of NCOC, chaired by Minister for Planning Asad Umar in Islamabad today (Monday). 

In this category, there will be ban of inbound passengers coming from India via air and land route for two weeks.

The Forum was briefed on spread of new Indian variant that is being considered responsible for present disease surge in India.

In view of presence of Indian Virus in other countries, review of Category C countries will be carried out on 21st April.