During the ongoing province-wide lockdown in Sindh, no person will be allowed to come out on the streets after 8 pm, the Sindh Home Department said.
The authorities took this decision to prevent the further spread of coronavirus, which took the lives of as many as eight and infected 1,059 people across the country. The provincial government of Sindh has already announced a lockdown.
According to an official notification issued by the Sindh Home Department, only medical stores near hospitals will be allowed to remain open and no other business will be allowed to continue operations after 8 pm.
The notification further said that all types of factories will remain closed for 13 days except for the once producing the food items.
The authorities will allow a person to go to the hospital only in case medical emergencies, the notification added.