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Karachi: Four more areas in District Central to undergo micro-smart lockdown

Karachi reported120 cases on Thursday.

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Micro-smart lockdown four more areas in Karachi!!

Four more areas of Karahi’s District Central have been put under smart lockdown.

The areas to undergo micro-smart lockdown are located in three Union Councils of Gulberg, including UC-3, 5, and 7, in UC-3 of Liaquatabad, and UC-2 and UC-6 in North Karachi.

The announcement was made by the deputy commissioner stating that the micro-smart lockdowns have been imposed in four areas for two weeks — from March 17, 2021, until April 08, 2021.

According to the notification, the lockdown was imposed in the respective lanes of the affected union councils after the district health officer indicated those areas as coronavirus hotspots.


As per the lockdown directives, all people entering and exiting the designated areas will have to mandatorily wear face masks.

The notification also added that unnecessary movement in affected USCs, pillion riding on motorcycles, and commercial activities will be banned.

Meanwhile, on Thursday, Sindh reported 247 new COVID-19 cases and four more deaths. 

According to the Coronavirus daily update statement issued from CM Sindh According to the statement, out of 247 new cases, 120 have been detected from Karachi, including 51 from East, 38 South, Central, and Malir 10 each, 9 West and 2 Korangi. 

While Hyderabad reported 31, Ghotki 18, Matiari 14, Kashmore 12, Dadu 11, Tando Allahyar 10, Nausheroferoze and Umerkot 6 each, Badin 3, Larkana 2, Jacobabad, Shikarpur, Sukkur and Sanghar 1 each.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued said 8,506 samples were tested which detected 247 cases that constituted 2.9 percent current detection rate.

In Sindh, currently, 4,176 patients were under treatment, of them 3,888 were in home isolation, 8 at isolation centers, and 280 at different hospitals.

Keep in mind earlier Micro Smart Lockdown Imposed in Areas of Karachi’s District Central.

Furthermore, the condition of 251 patients was stated to be critical, including 40 shifted to ventilators. 

The chief minister urges the people of the province to follow COVID-19  SOPs strictly.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.