Sindh govt decides to further tighten restrictions in Hyderabad, East Karachi

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Sindh govt decides to further stricken restrictions in Hyderabad, East Karachi

KARACHI (Dunya News) – Chief Minister of Sindh (CM) Murad Ali Shah on Monday has chaired a meeting of anti-coronavirus task force in Karachi.

According to details, the participants have decided to stricken the restrictions in Hyderabad and East Karachi. The government will not tolerate violations of standard operating procedures (SOPs), the CM reiterated.

Murad Ali Shah further directed the concerned authorities to implement the precautionary measures to control the third wave of the infection.

The decision came after Pakistan reported 79 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 834,146. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 18,149.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 4,213 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths and cases followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Till now 8,572 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,667 in Sindh, 3,392 in KP, 691 in Islamabad, 483 in Azad Kashmir, 237 in Balochistan, and 107 in GB.

Furthermore 306,929 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 285,626 in Sindh, 120,064 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 76,209 in Islamabad, 22,620 in Balochistan, 17,371 in Azad Kashmir and 5,327 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Pakistan has so far conducted 11,928,095 coronavirus tests and 45,954 in the last 24 hours. 728,044 patients have recovered in the country whereas 5,377 patients are in critical condition.