NCOC: Large-scale Covid-19 testing to begin in schoolsReesha Mirza
The NCOC, or National Command and Operation Centre, has decided to begin large-scale coronavirus testing in educational institutions across the country. Federal Planning Minister Asad Umar said at a meeting of health and education ministries on Monday that the decision to close schools will be made after evaluating the case trend and student positivity rate. The development comes following a spike in coronavirus cases. Following the brief meeting on January 17, NCOC has scheduled a second meeting for Tuesday.