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Sindh imposes COVID-19 restrictions amid surge in positive cases

All commercial/business to have revised timings Markets. shopping malls, marriage halls, etc to open from 6:00am to 10:00pm

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Sindh imposes COVID-19 restrictions amid a surge in positive cases in the province.

As per the notification from the provincial Home Department, all amusement parks would be closed by 6 pm whereas all indoor facilities such as gyms cinemas, theatres and shrines would also be closed.

Furthermore, all commercial business timings such as markets, shopping malls, marriage halls, would be from 6 am to 10 pm except essential services medical stores, clinics, hospitals as well as petrol pumps, bakeries, and milk shops.

No indoor weddings would be allowed. Only outdoor gatherings /weddings would be allowed only in open spaces with a maximum limit of 300 individuals with defined SOPs.

“Marques with defined modification for ventilations whereas no buffet service is allowed,” the notification added.

“There would be no indoor dining at the restaurants and only outdoor dining and takeaway would be allowed,” the notification said.

Furthermore, the work from the home policy would be implemented whereas 50% of staff in attendance would be allowed in all public and private offices.

While notifying  on ‘Sindh Imposes COVID-19 Restrictions’  Sindh home department on Monday that “There will be a smart lockdown as per earlier decision based on disease hotspot as deemed appropriate by commissioners and deputy commissioners under Sindh Epidemic Diseases Act 2014.”

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.