KARACHI: Sindh Transport Minister Awais Shah has said that the provincial government would decide on reopening public transport tomorrow (Saturday) during a meeting of the provincial task force on COVID-19 and with the consultation of doctors.
While talking to media he said a final decision to resume public transport services would be taken in the meeting of the provincial task force on coronavirus and after consulting doctors.
The confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Pakistan have shot to almost 65,000 while almost 1,350 people have succumbed to the coronavirus. Sindh has the most patients, at 25,309, while Punjab follows closely, at 22,964, as of reporting time.
Earlier this month, the government of Sindh had refused to resume transport services while the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government had announced the reopening of all public transport, following in Punjab’s footsteps.