On 23rd March, Sindh province goes into lockdown for next 15-day to stem the spread of corona virus as Sindh province has confirmed more cases than other provinces.
Pakistan reported 804 cases, now more cases have been reporting from other provinces.
Coronavirus has been rapidly increasing across the world. According to World Health Organization; confirmed cases 249,110 – deaths 12,944, and total countries 186 infected with virus.
In Pakistan, cases are increasing day by day – most cases have been confirmed who traveled abroad.
Federal and Balochistan governments were criticized, did not check people who were coming from Iran, or other countries.
However, Sindh government had been asking federal and provincial governments to check pilgrims who entered Sindh through Balochistan. But, Taftaan, Balochistan where pilgrims did not get proper protective steps for examination.
Pilgrims are said to have been treated unevenly. Due to increase in cases of coronavirus, people ask federal government must place a lockdown on Pakistan in order to curb coronavirus.
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Sindh government places a lockdown:
Chief Minister of Sindh Murad Ali Shah urged citizens stay at home, for next three days due to coronavirus. Citizens did not pay attention to request of Chief Minister of Sindh. Then, Murad Ali Shah decided to announce that self-isolation should be imposed by the law.
Sindh government placed a lockdown on province. In Pakistan, Sindh was alone to put a lockdown whereas Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan addressed to the nation that conditions were not serious to go into lockdown, termed coronavirus as a flu – and asked nation they should stay at home.
Imran Khan did not put a lockdown on Pakistan because he believed that it would harm economy of the state. Other provinces of Pakistan chose to go into lockdown. While, the opposition advised federal government that a lockdown was a solution to reduce a spread of coronavirus.
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