The new orders come into immediate effect starting March 27, as the province’s coronavirus tally crossed over 400.
The announcement was made by Sindh information minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah.
“Only three to five persons will be allowed to offer prayers in mosques,” he said.
Mr. Shah further added that the ban will continue until April 5.
Friday prayers throughout the province have also been put under the same restriction.
Advisor to Sindh Chief Minister on Law Murtaza Wahab said that the mosques would remain open, but only the staff and not more than five people could pray inside.
adding that the provincial government had consulted with Ulema from all sects.