No masks, no social distancing. Sindh should just add the word 'smart' to a lockdown/curb and PMIK will readily approve. Breaking News: Complete Lockdown in Karachi | Karachi today newsSubscribe Urdu News for get updates and #Viralvideos from Pakistan and around the world. Given the unsettling circumstances of the COVID-19 re-surge in Karachi, the task force had received a strong proposal to impose a complete lockdown in the metropolis. Hamid further added that this matter will be discussed in the upcoming NCOC meeting scheduled to be held in a day or two. I was expecting and warning about it as I saw carelessness in [the] streets, bazaars, [and at] weddings and mosques," he had said, calling upon the people to "pull their act together" and follow SOPs. Can Apex Court s Order Impact Pakistans Economic Crisis? Feel sorry for individuals living on daily wages. According to a handout issued by the CM's office, restrictions will remain in place till August 8. Mr Umar said SOPs compliance was 56.4pc in Islamabad, 46.6pc in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 42.7pc in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, 37.4pc in Gilgit-Baltistan and 38pc in Punjab. But, the . instead of taking drastic action by Sindh govt should focus why the virus is spreading in Karachi, it is the failure of Sindh govt and its administration, the problem is Sindh govt and its bureaucracy are run by rural based domicile .No where assit.or deputy commissioners are seen on ground to guide people to where mask or social distance same is the case of health minister who seem to disappear.90% people praying in mosque are without mask.,the decision are being taken by passing Karachi member, That picture alone shows why cases are increasing. He further said he had approached the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs to make the Sindh Assembly session online for women. The provincial government has decided that all markets in the province will be closed. Power outages rear head again as first monsoon spell hits Karachi. Reuters adds: Besides, the government announced on Thursday that Pakistan would ban air travel for anyone without a Covid-19 vaccine certificate from Aug 1. According to. Les deux cas sont pris en charge selon les protocoles standards cliniques et les deux sont dans un tat . Pakistan has seen coronavirus infections soar, dominated by Delta variant, and its poor health infrastructure is under extreme pressure. The decision was taken in a meeting of the Provincial Task Force at the CM House with Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in the chair. However, the export industry and pharmacies will be allowed to remain open. Quoted from an interview. 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According to Shah, petrol pumps, all utility companies and municipal services will remain open, while media persons will be allowed outdoors with face masks. Capt Amarinder Singh submits resignation as Punjab Chief Minister | CLP meeting | Oneindia News . For the first time, parliamentary leaders of political parties have also been invited to the meeting, sources said. ready for lockdown. Incompetent Government Incompetent Decisions. "It's not in my knowledge that someone died of hunger during the coronavirus lockdown," he said. 94 today April 17, 2023 (Monday). Smart lockdown is a tried-and-tested strategy and it should be implemented. Kemari, Baldia and Site have been put under the micro smart lockdown. PPP Govt. The chief minister said small transport would remain operational so that people did not face difficulties, while the government "will also look into major transport". While the real battle appears to be political in nature, it is unfortunate that it is being played out in judicial chambers. Don't destroy the career of students. The nationwide tally of confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 453 on Thursday as both Sindh and Balochistan reported sharp spikes in total number of patients affected . Jazakallah Khaira. Key decisions There will be a ban on inter-city. Home delivery under e-commerce provided that staff at warehouses and the delivery personnel are fully vaccinated and in possession of vaccination certificates for inspection by law enforcement officials. Pakistani rupee slides by 0.31 against US dollar amid IMF bailout. Why is it that Karachi keeps getting shut down whilst the rest of the country carries on. People going out to buy groceries and medicines in extreme emergency. This is a matter of just nine days. A day earlier, Pakistans federal government announced a ban on entry to public offices, schools, restaurants, public transport, shopping malls and aeroplanes without COVID vaccination certificates. The total number of cases in the country is 1,024,861. Talking about the lockdown duration, he said it was decided to limit it to nine days instead of 15 days to prevent economic loss. The decision was taken in a meeting of the Provincial Task Force at the CM House with Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in the chair. Speaking to Geo News today, Parliamentary Secretary on Health Dr Nausheen Hamid termed weddings as a "super-spreader" of COVID-19 cases. Grocery Stores, fish, meat, vegetable/fruit vendors and dairy shops shall remain closed from 6pm to 6am. Medical experts and the health department had suggested halting inter-city and intra-city commute for two weeks. Shah said "misleading pictures" had been used to show people dying from hunger, but added that there was no veracity in those claims. The meeting decided the government offices will be closed from next week while those who have not been vaccinated will not get their salaries after August 31. Editorial: It is a fact that Delhis reckless actions post-Pulwama propelled India, Pakistan towards war, The impasse in Pakistan-India ties persists with new irritants being added to long-standing disputes, Zardari terms taking polls beyond October foolish. Whatever the issue, the PTI government and party leaders have history of criticising the Sindh government. RECENT news reports in local media have been a disturbing reminder of the depths our uniformed protectors fall to A Machiavellian ploy to exploit a militant attack could have been the potential trigger for a nuclear exchange. The hotspots were identified by the district health officer (DHO). He said Sindh was having the lowest compliance of pandemic-related standard operating procedures (SOPs) along with Balochistan i.e. On Friday, Pakistan recorded its biggest daily increase in Covid-19 cases since April 30, when 4,745 cases were reported in the country. redistributed or derived from. Tracking the COVID-19 outbreak, updated daily. there should be some clarity on how people without CNIC will be vaccinated. it will not work! 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However, pharmacies and groceries (till 6pm) will remain open. Health and medical-related facilities will remain functional, as will food-related industries and export-oriented industries. Pillion riding on motorcycles is not permitted. Clarification should be issued. 1:08. The Sindh government on Friday decided to impose a lockdown in the province from tomorrow (Saturday) till August 8 amid rising Covid-19 cases. Zafar Mirza (en), adjoint spcial du Premier ministre la Sant, dclare dans un tweet [8], [9] : Je peux confirmer les deux premiers cas de coronavirus au Pakistan. "But we have to make some sacrifices," he added. Economy is doing good! KARACHI: A decision on whether a two-week lockdown will be imposed in Karachi or not will be taken today during the ongoing provincial task force on coronavirus meeting at CM House. Out of a population of 220 million, more than 27.8 million have received one vaccine shot, but only 5.9 million have been fully vaccinated, according to the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC), a military-run body that oversees pandemic response. NCOC to provide complete assistance to Sindh. Whats Happening At The Constitution Avenue? Pakistan-India relations remain clouded in uncertainty. April 16, 2023 Food security crucial for Pakistan's growth April 16, 2023 Ali Zaidi arrested from PTI's secretariat in Karachi April 15, 2023 Robbers kill security guard in Karachi's Bahria Town shootout April 15, 2023 Traffic volunteers deployed to facilitate people: Administrator April 15, 2023