Sindh government to extend lockdown restrictions

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ISLAMABAD: Sindh government to extend lockdown restrictions for another week to curb the spread of coronavirus in the province, with the permission of federal government.

“Provinces are independent to take their own decisions regarding Covid-19 and Sindh can extend lockdown restrictions for another week if deems appropriate,” the prime minister said while chairing a meeting of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah had asked the prime minister that the provincial government wanted to extend lockdown restrictions for another week.

“Provinces are independent to take their own decision keeping in view Covid situations,” Imran khan said.

The prime minister expressed satisfaction over the government’s performance and intensity of disease in its prevailing third wave. “I am quite satisfied that due to sagacious decisions and strategies of NCOC, we have managed to curb the disease to a large extent,” he added.

PM Khan said the government wanted to reopen all businesses as the third wave of Covid-19 was over. “We are monitoring the situation closely and will soon reopen all businesses,” he added. He reiterated the need for strict use of mask by everyone who moved outside.

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