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KARACHI: Sindh government has been considering to impose complete lockdown due to the alarming increase in the rate of Coronavirus cases in Karachi.

According to sources the proposal for a complete lockdown is under consideration and decision regarding the proposal is likely to be taken at a meeting of the Corona Task Force on Friday.

The final decision to impose a lockdown would be taken after consultation with traders and other stakeholders in Karachi.

The health experts and the provincial health department have recommended imposing a 15-day lockdown in the city.

The provincial government has also approached National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) for the announcement of strict measures in light of recommendations of the health experts.

The chief minister said that the only solution to this problem is to impose a complete lockdown for 15 days. Pressure is mounting on hospitals and it could lead to a dangerous situation, he added.

CM Sindh urged the masses to adopt SOPs and get themselves vaccinated.