Following the second and more dangerous wave of Coronavirus pandemic, the local administration of Peshawar has on Friday imposed a smart lockdown in several localities.
According to a notification issued, several areas of Peshawar have been declared as coronavirus hotspots and put under lockdown with immediate effect.
Areas that have been put under smart lockdown are Tajabad, Sadiqabad, Qamber Khel, Darmangi and various streets of Hayatabad.
On December 24, more eight patients died due to the deadly pandemic during the past 24 hours in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), taking the death toll to 1,585 in the province.
According to the statistics issued by the KP health department, 384 more people had tested positive for the COVID-19 overnight, bringing the total number of the cases to 56,544.
However, 611 more patients had recuperated from the disease during the past 24 hours in the province.