Sindh government is likely to decide to impose lockdown in the province after the number of coronavirus cases in the province shot up over the weekend.

Moreover, Governor House Sindh has been closed for two weeks. Sindh government spokesman Murtaza Wahab said that in the wake of the deadly outbreak, the time has come to take difficult decisions.

According to details, the Governor House Sindh has been declared closed for two weeks in view of the worsening situation of the coronavirus. The Governor House staff has also been sent on leave while only essential staff members and officials will be on-duty.

Meanwhile, in the meeting of the coronavirus Task Force chaired by Chief Minister Sindh, important decisions were taken regarding the coronavirus.

Governor Sindh Imran Ismail says that decision regarding lockdown will be taken by tomorrow, Sindh government s measures should be taken seriously and only one person per household will be allowed to leave the house.

The Governor said that during the lockdown, grocery and medical stores would remain open. He also said that a detailed plan was not ready yet but people were being advised to stay in their houses and efforts would be made to minimize any inconvenience for the people.

Imran Ismail further said that whatever decision the Sindh government arrives at with regard to the lockdown, they will fully support it.

On the other hand, spokesman Sindh government Murtaza Wahab tweeted on social networking website Twitter, saying it was time to make difficult decisions.

He wrote that the Chief Minister had spoken to the Sindh Governor, Corps Commander Karachi, DG Rangers and IG Sindh regarding the implementation of the order to keep people in their homes.