Sindh govt plans to impose curfew-like lockdown over rising coronavirus cases.

KARACHI -- Sindh Minister for Education Saeed Ghani on Saturday said that the province has decided to impose a curfew-like lockdown in the province amid rising coronavirus cases, media reported.

Divulging details of the decisions taken during the provincial task force meeting chaired by Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah, the education minister said the task force has recommended to impose strict restrictions during the lockdown.

'If we want to save lives, we have to move towards adopting a stricter lockdown,' he said adding that although it would not be a curfew but the restrictions in it would be just like a curfew.

He said that they do not have to decide over the lockdown keeping in view the decisions taken by other provinces.

The prime minister could save the employment but we have decided to save lives, Saeed Ghani said adding that they have sealed two areas in Malir and more areas of the district East would be sealed soon.

Earlier in the day, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said that 104 new cases of coronavirus surfaced in the province during the past 24 hours.

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