Islamabad authorities impose new COVID restrictions!
Amid the surge in coronavirus cases in the federal capital, the district authorities have announced to impose new restrictions to stay in effect till September 12.
Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqaat, in a tweet on Friday, said that due to increasing pressure on hospitals, the following new decisions have been taken:
- Schools to be closed
- Inter-city transport closed
- All indoor Gyms closed
- All indoor-outdoor gatherings banned
Due to increasing pressure on hospitals following restrictions are being notified from tomorrow till 12th Sep to control covid spread— Office of Deputy Commissioner Islamabad (@dcislamabad) September 3, 2021
Schools to be closed
Inter-city transport closed
All indoor Gyms closed
All indoor-outdoor gatherings banned
The new orders will be implemented starting from today [Friday, September 3], will remain in effect till September 12.
Islamabad’s total coronavirus cases have crossed the 100,000 marks, with 332 new infections reported over the past 24 hours.
The capital’s infection tally now stands at 100,242.
It has also recorded two new coronavirus-related deaths, which have raised the total number of fatalities from the disease in the region to 868.
Earlier in the day, the Punjab government announced to close all public and private schools across the province from September 6 to September 11.