Micro smart lockdown imposed in more COVID hotspots areas of Karachi!
Karachi Central Deputy Commissioner Raja Dharejo has imposed micro smart lockdowns in multiple areas of the district for 15 days,
As being reported, the micro smart lockdown has been imposed in neighbourhoods of Gulberg, Liaquatabad, North Karachi, and North Nazimabad towns, after the authorities identified 64 active coronavirus cases in these areas.
A notification issued in this regard stated that the restrictions will remain in place for two weeks while the movement of people in affected areas has been restricted.
The lockdown was imposed on the recommendation of the district health officer to stem the spread of coronavirus, the notification said.
Besides, only grocery shops and pharmacies will remain open at specific timings mentioned by the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC).
Similarly, all public transport including private ride-hailing services will be restricted to enter these areas as well, according to the notification.
Furthermore, home delivery or take away service will also not be allowed while all industrial units located in these areas will remain shut.
There has been a complete ban on holding family gatherings and events in the lockdown areas.
The deputy commissioner also added that the government would ensure provision of rations to needy people in the affected areas.