Karachi: Indoor dining resumes, markets to stay open till 10pm


Karachi (HRNW) The Sindh government has decided to resume indoor dining in Karachi. Markets in the city will be allowed to stay open till 10pm.

In a notification issued by the Sindh Home Department on Wednesday, the government eased Covid restrictions for Karachi. The new orders will remain in force from September 16 to September 30.

Key points of new order as under:

Markets, businesses to stay open till 10pm.
Essential services such as pharmacies and grocery stores to stay open round the clock.
Karachi to observe closed days on Sunday. Across Sindh, Friday will be observed as closed days.
Indoor dining allowed for vaccinated people till 11:59pm. Restaurants to allow 50% occupancy.
Takeaways and drive-through services allowed round the clock.
It is mandatory for people visiting restaurants to carry their vaccination cards and certificates.
200 vaccinated people allowed in indoor weddings.
400 vaccinated people allowed in outdoor weddings.
Shrines to be opened with SOPs.
Normal office hours with 100% attendance.
Cinemas closed.
Complete ban on contact sports.
Indoor gyms allowed for vaccinated people.
Public transport to operate at 50% capacity.
Railways to operate at 70% capacity.
Amusement parks, swimming pools to stay open at 50% capacity.
Meals, snacks banned on flights.
Only vaccinated people can access tourist spots.

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