Karachi: The provincial government of Sindh announced on Thursday that collective prayers will be banned from March 27, as the province’s total coronavirus exceeds 400.
The news was announced by Syed Nasir, Information Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah. “Only three to five people are allowed to pray in the mosque,” he said, adding that the ban will continue until April 5.
More people tested in Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Azad Chaand and Kashmir, Islamabad Capital Territory and Gilgit-Balstan. After the test, 1,138 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Pakistan.
200 countries are affected worldwide and the disease has spread rapidly to new areas, killing more than 21,000 people and infecting more than 470,000 people.