Sindh government takes important decision over PSL Matches Spectators
KARACHI -Sindh government takes important decision over PSL Matches Spectators. In a bid to control rising cases of Coronavirus in Karachi, Sindh government has announced that it will screen spectators coming to watch upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL).
Discussing the situation with media, provincial minister Nasir Hussain Shah said that the first patient of the novel coronavirus has been treated and discharged from the hospital. "We have issued an advisory, everybody coming to watch the match will have to be screened," he announced while reiterating that PSL matches in Karachi will go ahead as per schedule.
Nasir Hussain Shah also said that steps were being taken to control the spread of the disease, including "attempts to install thermal screening," while advising travellers from Iran, South Korea and China to exercise caution.
He also informed the press that 8,000 people had crossed into the country via the Taftan border, but said that this matter should not be "politicized".
The novel coronavirus has so far infected 15 people in Sindh, with two new cases surfacing today in the provincial capital, taking the national tally to 18 cases.