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Sindh govt decide to impose strict restrictions on people’s movement

Sindh govt decide to impose strict restrictions on people’s movement
March 26, 2020
KARACHI (92 News) – The Sindh government has decided to impose strict restrictions across the province to stop the peoples’ movement due to coronavirus outbreak. Following to the soaring coronavirus cases across the province and non-seriousness of the citizens during lockdown, the Sindh government is planning to tighten restrictions and extra-ordinary preventive measures to stop the movement of citizens. The provincial transport minister suggested for imposing curfew as Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has started consultations to increased restrictions. Meanwhile, the video statement regarding to impose tougher restrictions under the intensified lockdown across Sindh will be releases soon. It is noteworthy that the provincial government has ordered for a more effective lockdown in Karachi from 8 am till 8 pm. Sindh Information Minister Nasir Shah said that hospitals would remain open 24 hours a day whereas grocery stores would remain closed during the stipulated time. The Chief Minister has directed the Banking sector to only open important branches. On the other hand, ten patients have recovered from coronavirus pandemic infection in Sindh. This was confirmed by the provincial government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab. He also said that the recovered patients from coronavirus has been become 14. According to the Sindh Health Department, so far a total of 14 patients have recovered in the province.
Coronavirus cases toll rises to 918 in Pakistan
The confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in the country have risen to 918. These included 407 in Sindh, 296 Punjab, 110 Balochistan 80 Gilgit-Baltistan, 78 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15 in Islamabad and one in Azad Kashmir. 18 patients have recovered so far while seven died from the virus.