Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah has announced lockdown in province in order to fight against the deadly coronavirus.
In a statement issued after a meeting, the chief minister said we are taking this important decision in the interest of people and hoped that the public will support the government.
The Sindh government on Saturday sought Pakistan Army’s help to deal with the deadly virus.
In a letter to the Ministry of Interior, the Sindh government requested to deploy armed forces in aid to the civil power in the province under Article 245 of the constitution.
It must be noted that the total number of novel coronavirus cases in Pakistan rose to 644 after new COVID-19 cases were reported from all provinces.