Failing to follow Standard operating procedures (SOPs) provided by the Sindh Government to curb the spread of coronavirus, Zainab Market, Victoria Market and the International Market sealed on Wednesday.
As per details, the action was taken when the Saddar assistant commissioner was out on a round to monitor the markets in the area. “The SOPs that the government had issued were not being followed by both the shopkeepers and the customers,” he said, adding that the sellers had not worn masks, gloves or even installed hand sanitisers.
Let it be known that Sindh government had allowed the markets to reopen from May 11 however, following of strict SOPs was the prime rule. According to the SOPs, Not more than three customers to be allowed to be inside a shop at a time, with a distance of four-five feet to be maintained between them.