Karachi: Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah announced on Friday that Sindh province will be subject to a three-day blockade as local (or ‘social contacts’) affairs increase from 40 to 51.
Shah said at the 23rd meeting of the provincial task force for coronavirus, “People should be completely quarantined for three days.” “It is important that people stay at home” for the safety of themselves and others.
The Sindh Health Department informed the participants of the situation in the Committee and there were 151 cases in Sukkur. Results for 420 samples from Sukkur phase 2 have not yet been released, while results for 83 samples from Larkana have not yet been released.
On the other hand, the provincial health service told the conference that the number of local cases in Sindh increased to 51.
The department added, “Today, 1,874 suspected coronavirus cases were taken to public hospitals. 21 of these were tested.” Today, 702 suspected cases of coronavirus were taken to private hospitals. Five of them have been tested.
“Today, a total of 31 flights were planned, with 3,710 passengers, and all arriving passengers were screened. Samples were obtained from four passengers suspected of being infected with a corona virus,” the Ministry of Defense said.
In this regard, CM Shah said that the increase in local cases in Sindh was “extremely worrying”. He added, “That’s why I call on people to stay at home. People should not only help themselves but also their children. “