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Lockdown Enforced In Two Districts Of Karachi


Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

21st Nov, 2020. 08:05 pm
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Lockdown Enforced In Two Districts Of Karachi
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Sindh Government has decided to implement micro / smart lockdown in different areas of Central District in Karachi.

According to details, it has been decided to seal off certain areas of Central District for 14 days due to the risk of spreading coronavirus.

The Deputy Commissioner Central has issued a notification according to which 26 areas of Central District will be closed under Micro Smart Lockdown.

According to the notification, Azizabad, Aliabad, Karimabad and Yasinabad areas will remain closed while Dastgir, Nazimabad, Asghar Shah Stadium and Shadman Town areas will remain closed.

North Karachi, Muslim Town, Firdous Colony will also be affected by micro smart lockdown.

Specific homes in 26 areas of Central District will be sealed, but the micro-smart lockdown will remain in effect from November 20 to December 4.

Besides, the micro-smart lockdown has also been implemented in West Gulshan-e-Maymar and Surjani Town districts.

Deputy Commissioner has issued notification of Micro Smart Lockdown according to which Micro Smart Lockdown will be implemented in two areas of Gadap Town.

According to the notification, the lockdown will remain in force for 14 days in the western district. However, the assistant commissioner, Rangers and police have also been directed to enforce the lockdown.

It may be recalled that in view of increasing cases of Coronavirus, the smart and micro lockdown has been decided to impose in all districts of Karachi.

Earlier, Karachi’s administration has on Friday announced to impose micro and smart lockdown across the city after a rapid increase in deadly virus cases.

Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shalwani, in a meeting attended by DCs and DHOs, took the decision to impose smart lockdown in the South, Central, East and West districts of Karachi.

Meanwhile, micro smart lockdown to be imposed in Korangi and Malir districts of the city. Shalwani said notification in this context will be issued today or tomorrow (Saturday).

The number of coronavirus cases in Karachi is rapidly increasing and the people are frequently found violating the standard operating procedures (SOPs).

the Sindh government has set up an emergency control room in the health department building to deal with the Covid-19 second wave.

A notification had been issued in this regard.

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