Karachi: With the improvement of the province’s coronavirus situation, the Sindh provincial government decided to relax the lockdown on Thursday.
The government will announce that the company will continue to operate until 8pm in the next few days.
Said Ghani, the governor of the province, in a speech at the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI).
He said that the provincial government had to impose restrictions on the market, but now we are moving towards opening up.
Saeed Ghani said that the coronavirus situation in Sindh has improved and companies will be allowed to operate until 8pm in the next few days.
Earlier today, the Chief Minister of Sindh, Said Murad Ali Shah, when chairing the provincial coronavirus task force meeting, instructed the provincial finance department not to pay July wages to unvaccinated employees.
The meeting reviewed the coronavirus situation in our province. The meeting was informed that 55 of the 26,812 people who came to Karachi from abroad tested positive for the coronavirus.
“On May 29, four passengers were diagnosed with the Indian variant. They were in contact with 14 others and all of them were being tested,” the meeting was informed.
The Provincial Corona Working Group was further informed that so far, more than 1.5 million people in Sindh have been vaccinated. The Eastern District reported the most positive cases of corona. From May 27th to June 2nd, the Eastern District reported 20 deaths and 21% of new coronavirus cases. Last month, about 392 people in Sindh Province died from this deadly virus.
It is worth mentioning that the Punjab government also mandated that its government employees and their families be vaccinated before June 30.