The lockdown in Sindh will remain in effect on Shab-e-Baraat and people won’t be allowed to visit graveyards, the provincial government announced Tuesday.
Congregations in mosques with regard to Shab-e-Baraat are prohibited, the government said in a statement.
It urged the masses to stay indoors and pray for the pandemic to end.
The provincial government imposed a province-wide lockdown on March 24 in a bid to stem the spread of coronavirus.
Sindh currently has 986 known cases of the virus. It has so far claimed 17 lives in the province.