Following the improvement in the coronavirus situation across the province, Sindh government on Thursday decided to ease the lockdown.
The government will announce that the business will remain open till 8 pm in the next few days.
This was stated by Provincial Minister Saeed Ghani while addressing a ceremony at Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI).
He said that the provincial government had to impose restrictions on the markets but now we are moving towards opening things.
Saeed Ghani said that the coronavirus situation in Sindh is better and in the next couple of days, businesses will be allowed to open till 8 pm.
Earlier today, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah while chairing a meeting of the provincial task force on coronavirus, directed the provinicial finance department not to issue the salaries for the month of July to the employees who don’t get vaccinated.
The meeting reviewed coronavirus situation in the province. The meeting was informed that 55 out of 26,812 people coming to Karachi from abroad were tested positive for coronavirus.
“On May 29, four passengers were diagnosed with the Indian variant. They came in contact with 14 other people, all of them are being tested,” the meeting was apprised.
The provincial task force on corona was further told that more than 1.5 million people had been vaccinated in Sindh till now. The Eastern District has reported the most corona positive cases. The Eastern District reported 20 deaths, 21% new cases of coronavirus from May 27 to June 2nd. Around 392 people succumbed to the deadly virus in Sindh last month.
It is pertinent to mention here that the Punjab government has also made it compulsory for its government employees and their families to get vaccinated till June 30.