Upon inspection it was found out that the restaurants had been operating in a substandard way. The outlets were found to be dirty and unhygienic.
The freezers used for keeping the food and vegetables were found to be extremely dirty and poorly maintained. Expired products were also found by the team.
The Sindh Food Authority went on to seal the said food outlet and imposed fines on the bakery and ice cream store on Saturday.
A fine of Rs.25,000 was imposed on Ideal Bakery and Rs.30,000 each on Movenpick and Biryani Centre. SFA’s South district team has issued a circular for precautions all eateries operating now should take in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Friday said that 40 more patients lost their lives to the virus within 24 hours, making it the highest death toll since March 19, when the first fatality was reported.
The CM said that 1,005 patients have recovered and returned to their normal life. The number of patients recovered so far has reached to 17,787, which constituted 51 percent of the total patients.
The chief minister once again urged people of Sindh to be cautious and adopt precautionary measures for coronavirus.