Sindh, Punjab extend virus lockdown but notify opening of select industries, businesses


Photo: File KARACHI/LAHORE: Authorities in Sindh and Punjab on Tuesday issued notifications regarding the extension of a coronavirus lockdown but identified industries and businesses that would be permitted to resume operations. The National Coordination Committee of the federal cabinet, that met yesterday with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair, had decided to ease the virus lockdown and allow limited economic activity in the country to mitigate the impact of an economic crisis.