More localities of Karachi put under smart lockdown

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

04th Dec, 2020. 04:07 pm

A micro smart lockdown has been imposed in the five subdivisions of district West in Karachi amid the spike in coronavirus cases.

According to the details, a notification has also been issued in this regard. As per the notification, the local administration has imposed a micro-smart lockdown in 23 residential units of:

  • Sub Division Baldia,
  • Sub Division Gadap,
  • Sub Division Kemari,
  • Orangi UCs, and some Union Councils of Sub Division Site.

According to the district administration, the micro-smart lockdown decision will take effect from midnight.

Let it be known that Pakistan has recorded 55 more deaths due to the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 8260.

According to the Government’s COVID-19 portal, 3,262 new cases were reported in a single day. With fresh inclusion of the cases, the national caseload now stands at 410,072.

3,354 patients have recovered from the virus during the last 24 hours and 2,395 patients are in critical condition.

The total count of active cases is 51,507 and the positivity rate of COVID-19 cases reaches up to 7.3 per cent.

A total of 44,627 tests were conducted across the country during this period. 350,305 people have recovered from the deadly disease while 5,672,166 samples have been tested so far.

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