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PSL spectators set to undergo medical screening at NSK amid coronavirus fears

Matches will go ahead as scheduled according to Sindh Government

PHOTO COURTESY: PCB

The Sindh Government has announced that the Habib Bank Limited (HBL) Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches will go ahead as scheduled in Karachi.

According to details, the government of Sindh has assured the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) that their health experts have given clearance for the matches as the coronavirus situation is under control.

Although inorder to be on the safe side, the spectators, who will come to the stadium to watch the matches, will have to undergo medical screening before they can enter the venue. Also hand sanitizers will be available for people inside the stadium.

In the wake of two coronavirus cases emerging in Karachi this week, all educational institutions in Sindh are to be closed until March 13, the Sindh government has announced.

Earlier, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, addressing the people of the province, maintained that there was no need to worry.

“The measures we are taking, such as the closing of educational institutions, tracking passengers and coordinating with their families, are purely for the safety of our people,” he said, urging everyone to cooperate with the authorities in order to keep the country safe from the further spread of the virus.

He added that whatever cases had been diagnosed were being contained.