COVID-19: Micro Smart Lockdown imposed in more areas of Peshawar

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

17th Mar, 2021. 02:24 pm

Health authorities in Peshawar have imposed micro smart lockdown in different areas of the city due to significant rise of coronavirus cases.

According to the details, the district administration in this regard said that micro-smart lockdown is being implemented only in streets and small areas. Unnecessary movement has been banned in the areas where lockdown has been imposed.

The district administration in its statement said that the purpose of imposing micro-smart down is to curb the spread of the killer virus.

Only grocery stores, medical stores, and Tandoors will remain open in the affected areas. Moreover, wedding halls and restaurants will be completely closed.

Earlier, lockdown was imposed in 7 cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, which include Peshawar, Mardan, Nowshera, Abbottabad, Swat, Swabi and Malakand. According to the health authorities markets in these areas will be closed by 8 p.m.

According to the provincial administration, 300 people will be able to attend the events in open spaces, and all kinds of cultural festivals and sports will be banned in the province.

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