Karachi: Unnecessary movement of people after 8pm banned from May 25

 KARACHI (May 24, 2021): Keeping in view mounting coronavirus case, the government of Sindh, has decided to ban unnecessary movement of people after 8pm from May 25 in the provincial capital.

While chairing meeting of Anti-coronavirus Task Force on Monday, Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah directed police to stop people from moving in vehicles unnecessarily. However, those going to the hospital or for any other necessary work should not be stopped.

The meeting also directed to turn off the lights in the parks after sunset.

Murad Ali Shah said that if the citizens cooperate with the authorities, the cases would decline in two weeks, and later people could move towards normal working hours.

Karachi administration imposed micro smart lockdown in four towns of the District Central – Gulberg, North Nazimabad, Liaquatabad and North Karachi- on Monday due to the rising coronavirus cases in these areas.

People have been advised to stay indoors unless absolutely necessary and a ban has been placed on public and religious gatherings as well as pillion riding on motorcycles.

All those entering and exiting the said areas will be required to wear face masks while the irrelevant people who have nothing to do in these areas will not be allowed to pass through these areas.

However, grocery stores, medical stores and shops selling essential items will remain open during this period.