Sindh to reimpose COVID-19 restrictions from Monday amid spike in cases

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 Files Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah. Photo: Files
  • Sindh imposes prohibition connected matrimony halls and different functions.
  • Restaurants volition lone beryllium allowed to connection takeaway and transportation services from Monday onwards.
  • Sindh govt has decided to inquire NCOC and PTA to artifact mobile sims of unvaccinated people.

KARACHI: The Sindh authorities has decided to reimpose coronavirus restrictions successful the state from Monday onwards arsenic the positivity ratio crossed 10%. 

From Monday onwards, buying malls and markets volition beryllium allowed to run from 6am till 6pm. While, karayana stores, bakeries and pharmacies volition beryllium allowed to stay open.

The provincial authorities has besides decided that determination would beryllium a prohibition connected matrimony halls and different functions. It was besides decided that shrines successful the state volition closed.

The authorities person besides decided that indoor and outdoor eating volition beryllium closed successful restaurants and they volition lone beryllium allowed to connection takeaway and transportation services.

The provincial authorities has besides decided that acquisition centres volition beryllium closed crossed Sindh from Monday onwards, but exams volition beryllium held arsenic per schedule.

The determination came pursuing a gathering of the provincial coronavirus task unit chaired by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah.

The provincial wellness caput informed the gathering that the positivity ratio of the state has climbed to 10.3%, portion the provincial capital’s ratio is astatine 21.58%.

CM Murad observed that the coronavirus concern successful the provinces was alarming and warned that the concern could crook worse aft Eid.

Health Secretary Kazim Jatoi told the briefing that 85% of the patients admitted successful Sindh’s hospitals were not vaccinated.

Mobile sims of unvaccinated radical to beryllium blocked

Meanwhile, the Sindh authorities has decided to constitute the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) and the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to get the mobile sims of unvaccinated radical blocked arsenic the 4th COVID-19 question grips the country.

Adviser to the Chief Minister Murtaza Wahab Friday tweeted that the Sindh authorities has decided to attack the NCOC and the PTA that mobile sims of unvaccinated radical should beryllium blocked.

A spokesperson to Sinch CM said that the PTA would beryllium asked to nonstop messages to the telecom users asking them to get vaccinated and artifact the sims of those not getting the jab wrong a week.

The main curate besides directed to halt salaries of unvaccinated authorities employees from the adjacent month, and the instructions person been issued successful this respect to the caput finance.

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