Government of Sindh, Home Department has issued Notification on 24-03-2020 in connection with Notification of Additional Measures for the Purpose of Breaking the Chain of Spread of Corona Virus. Detail is as under:
Additional Measures for the Purpose of Breaking the Chain of Spread of Corona Virus
Whereas, there has been a need to take further preventive measures in wake of increasing Corona Virus cases (COVID-19) in Sindh, therefore, the Government of Sindh, in exercise of powers conferred section 3(1) of the Sindh Epidemic diseases Act 2014 (The Sindh Act VIII of 2015), and In continuation of earlier Order of even number dated 22.03.2020, is satisfied that it has become extremely urgent and important to implement following additional measures for the purpose of breaking the chain of spread of the virus.
- No industry, except that is related to essential food items and medical and related items for domestic consumption are allowed to operate at any time of the day. Those industrial units / establishment etc, making / producing / packaging etc, any non-essential items / items unrelated to health and food shall close their operations as unnecessary gathering of factory workers and their movement is mass numbers seen during the day is posing greater threat of spread of disease.
- Government offices and other essential services offices, which are allowed vide earlier Order, shall operate only with bare minimum staff / technical staff.
- There shall be strict ban on movement of persons from 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. and:
- All grocery / convenience / general / departmental stores (Earlier allowed) will remain closed during this time.
- No medical stores (except those situated within / adjacent to public / private hospitals) are allowed to operate during this time.
- Movement of any person is strictly not allowed during this time except in medical emergency or staff responding to issues related to essential services like electricity, gas, emergency and hospital staff.
Special thanks to Mr. Muhammad Bux Saleem Khaskheli for sending the copy of the Notification of Additional Measures for the Purpose of Breaking the Chain of Spread of Corona Virus.