transport:Sindh’s dept launches crackdown against unvaccinated travel

 transport:Sindh’s dept launches crackdown against unvaccinated travel

Sindh’s Transport Department has launched crackdown against unvaccinated travel

ISLAMABAD(KARACHI), 14 July: Sindh’s Transport Department has launched crackdown in the province against passengers travelling without vaccination, reported on Wednesday.

Provincial Transport Minister Awais Qadir Shah has said that the deputy commissioner Larkana has provided an ambulance to the transports department for vaccination of the unvaccinated passengers. “Over 50 unvaccinated passengers were administered vaccine shots in the ambulance,” the minister said.

Passengers to carry their corona vaccination certificates with them during their travel

“Ten vehicles were confiscated over not having vaccination certificates and non-compliance of the coronavirus SOPs,” transport minister said.

Moreover, Rs. 80,000 fine slapped over 40 public transports vehicles, he said.

Transport department’s teams in their drive checked vaccination certificates in Sukkur, Hyderabad, Larkana, Shikarpur, Shaheed Benazirabad, Khairpur, Thatta and other cities of Sindh.

The minister has advised passengers to carry their corona vaccination certificates with them during their travel.

Sindh’s transport ministry has formed teams to check COVID-19 vaccination certificates of the people travelling through public transports across the province amid surge in COVID-19 cases in the province.

The teams will check the vaccination certificates at the inter-city and intra-city bus stops to ensure the people travelling through public transports are vaccinated against the pandemic.

The drive will continue until July 18, the department said.

Sindh Transports Minister Syed Awais Shah earlier said that only vaccinated people would be allowed to travel by public transport in the province.

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