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Coronavirus: Sindh enters in to 28th day of lock down, with death tally of 56

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

20th Apr, 2020. 09:51 am
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Sindh enters

Sindh enters in to 28th day of lock down, with 2,537 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19 and 56 deaths.

As per details, Sindh enters in to 28th day of lock down. Karachi and other cities of province, along with other parts of Pakistan, still paralyzed as normal life is limited amid coronavirus outbreak.

The novel virus has killed 56 people in the province till now, with number of cases gradually increasing.

Workers returned to factories

Meanwhile, Workers on Monday started returning to factories and industries located in the Landhi and Korangi areas of Karachi as the government eased a lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

However, Sindh Minister for Education and Labour on Monday said that it would be very difficult for the provincial government to ensure that the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) related to the coronavirus implemented in mosques across the province.

“I will be up to the administration of mosques to ensure the SOPs are being implemented. If that does not happen, the government can review decision to ease restrictions on prayer congregations,” he said.

Earlier  A panel of doctors from PMA held a meeting with Sindh CM Syed Murad Ali Shah.

The panel included Pakistan Medical Association President, renowned eye surgeon and head of Hashmanis Group of Hospital, Dr Sharif Hashmani, Dr Qaiser Sajjad, Dr Qazi Wasif and Dr Ghafoor Shoro.

The agenda of the meeting was the problems of health and safety in the current situation of COVID-19. It also discussed the safety measures to made more foolproof in coming days.

Dr. Sharif Hashmani advised for better management of the hospitals during the current lock down which could aid in the better treatment of the patients with serious and fatal illnesses like heart problems and others.

Murad Ali Shah thanked the panel and requested for the further assistance.

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