The Sindh government’s coronavirus task force will take the final decision today (Sunday) on reopening schools and lifting restrictions imposed due to the surge in coronavirus cases.
A day earlier, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) had announced that the Sindh government would lift the lockdown it had imposed, on August 9.
However, the final decision in this regard will be taken by the provincial government’s task force today.
Sources said the task force has recommended that hotels, restaurants, and cafes be allowed to resume outdoor dining, while shops, markets, and other businesses should remain open till 8pm from August 9.
It has also been recommended that the ban on outdoor wedding functions be lifted and that schools remain closed for an additional 10 days.