KARACHI: The Sindh government has allowed shopping malls in Karachi to remain open on Saturdays and Sundays, a notification issued in this regard said Friday.
According to the notification, the shopping malls will now be allowed to operate seven days a week provided that they strictly follow the government’s coronavirus standard operating procedures (SOPs).
“The malls may remain open seven days a week subject to strict adherence to covid-19 SOPs,” read the notification.
Moreover, the notification also said that this relaxations do not apply to areas of coronavirus hotspots, where only essential businesses will operate as per government instructions.
As of Saturday morning, 1,927 new cases have been reported countrywide while 43 people died from the virus. The highest number of cases have been reported in Sindh followed by Punjab.