Seven cities of Punjab undergo a 15-day smart lockdown till July 24, starting from Friday, July 10th.
According to the notification issued by the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (P&SHD), under the Punjab Infectious Diseases Ordinance 2020, lockdown will be enforcement in Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Gujrat, and Rawalpindi, till July 24, 2020 midnight.
The areas to undergo smart Lockdown city-wise are the following:
A2 Block Township
Main Bazaar Chungi Amr Sadhu
Punjab Government Servants Housing Scheme
C-Block Jauhar Town
and Green City
Range Road area, Lane nO. 4, PIA Colony
SNGPL Residential colony
Hoor Banaspati Mills
Custom Office Colony
Maula Daad Colony and Khursheed Colony
Muslim Pura and staff Gala
People’s Colony X, Y, Z Block
Waris Pura Gole Chowk (Resedential and commercial areas)
Mandi Quarter Allama Iqbal Colony
Raza Garden, Eden Garden, Abdullah Garden, Al-Najaf Colony
Muslim Town B-Block, Muslim Town-i
W, X and Y Block of Medinah Town
Peoples colony No 1
From Lahore road up to Naya Bazar and all areas including it as well as adjoining streets
Main Bazar Khurrianwala including Sultan Market and New shopping centre
Main Bazar/Market Maukuana
Masjid Bazar and Road from City Church to Nishat Cinema Chowk
Aminabad-Nisar Colony of Samnabad
Tauseef Market near Fawara Chowk, Tehsil district
Al-Yousuf Plaza Pasrur Road, Tehsil district
Roaras Road, Miano Pura, Tehsil district
Qayum Street, Shahab pura, Tehsil district
Mazauffar Pur, Tehsil district
According to the notification from the P&SHD about Lahore, all markets, shopping malls, restaurants, offices (public and private) shall remain closed in these areas,.
“There shall be a complete ban on the movement of people to and from these areas by public and private transport except for the limited movement of one person per vehicle to and from the exempted facilities”, it further added.
The notification also added that there shall also be a complete ban on gatherings of all kinds for social, religious, or any other purpose at any place, public or private throughout these areas.
“The purpose of the smart lockdown is to minimise movement of people in hotspots of positive coronavirus cases,” said Capt (retd) Muhammad Usman, Secretary P&SHD.