The Deputy Inspector General Operation has given a new set of instructions for the supermarkets and grocery stores to strictly abide with the precautionary measures amid the coronavirus outbreak, as per the reports of local media.
The stores’ owners have been asked to keep a distance of at least 1 metre between the customers. The administration would also be drawing marks of the specified distance in the stores.
The directive of closing the superstores throughout the province until 5:00 pm in the evening every day has also been issued. The store owners have been told to put a restriction of permitting passengers entering into the shops until 4:30 pm.
Furthermore, the administrative staff of the stores would be alloted an additional thirty minutes after the closure time to wind up their daily activities.
On the other hand, as per the latest the coronavirus cases count has increased to more than 3,000, among which 18 patients have been declared as the ones who are in critical condition. The local media reported 179 new infections in the last twenty-four hours.
In Sindh, the Traders’ Alliance has announed to open the markets all across the province from the 14th of this month. The decision has come as the coronvirus lockdown conditions in the province has brought a significant drop in the earnings of the traders and have even led to losses for some.