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Lockdown in Sindh: Govt closes all schools, colleges and universities amid COVID-19 surge

KARACHI: Sindh government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab announced that all schools, colleges and universities will remain closed in the province due to the rising coronavirus cases in the provinces.

Wahab tweeted that Sindh government offices will operate with an essential staff of 20% only as the country battles a dangerous third wave of coronavirus.

“All schools, colleges and universities shall also remain closed due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases,” said Wahab.

The Sindh government spokesperson’s tweet came after CM Murad Ali Shah chaired a meeting of the provincial Task Force on Coronavirus.

The officials present in the meeting were briefed on the coronavirus situation in the province. They were told the province presently has 664 ICU bends with ventilators.

They were told that out of those right now 47 patients are on a ventilator. They were also told that oxygen plants are present at Dow University Ojha Campus, Trauma Centre and Gambat hospital.

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