KARACHI: The Sindh government has decided to endorse the decision taken by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Monday to relax certain non-pharmaceutical measures (NPIs).
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah held a meeting earlier today of the Provincial Task Force on Coronavirus at CM House.
On Thursday, the chief minister announced, the government will review the coronavirus situation in the province post Eid and may take strict measures again if SOPs are not followed.
“If the SOPs are not followed in true letter and spirit the government would take strict action and may withdraw the relaxation given to the NPIs,” the chief minister warned.
The meeting was attended by provincial ministers Dr Azra Pechuho, Saeed Ghani, Nasir Shah, law adviser law Murtaza Wahab, IG Mushtaq Maher, Home ACS Usman Chachar, Commissioner Karachi Naveed Shaikh, Karachi Additional IG Imran Minhas, Finance Secretary Hassan Naqvi, School Education Secretary Ahmed Bux Narejo, Health Secretary Kazim Jatoi, Dr Bari, Dr Faisal, Dr Sajjad Qaiser, representatives of Corps 5, Rangers and WHO.
At the outset of the meeting, the task force endorsed relaxation in certain specific NPIs announced by the NCOC on May 15..