Sindh government issued directive to tighten lockdown across the province.
According to the details, Chief Minister Sindh took another important step against the spread of coronavirus and directed to close ration shops across the province at 5 pm.
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah directed the shops to be closed from 5 pm to 5 pm.
Remember that before Sindh government went for an effective lockdown in the city from 8am to 8pm across the province.
Sindh Information Minister Nasir Hussain Shah said in a statement that the decision has been made to further tighten the lockdown in the province, the Sindh government can take further measures to protect the public health and to give relief from the pandemic.
Earlier, the provincial government of Sindh has shared detailed notification, which mentions that the lockdown in the province will not effect personnel of Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) and medical staff appointed at hospitals, among other persons.The notification states:
“There shall be a complete ban on movement of people including intercity and inter provincial travel or gatherings of any kind for social religious or any other purpose at any place public or private including all offices public or private situated within the territorial limits of province of Sindh except following:
- Personnel related to Health services
- Personnel related to Law enforcement agencies
- Personnel related to essential services going to their offices
- Persons going out to buy groceries and medicines
- Necessary and unavoidable religious rites like Namaz-e-Janaza/Burial”