The increase in coronavirus cases has compelled the local government to impose a micro-smart lockdown in four areas of Peshawar.
As per the official notification, the micro-smart lockdown has been imposed in areas including Street 9 of Sector E-11 Phase I and Street 5 of Sector F-V Phase VI Hayatabad, Street 3 of Gulbahar 4, and Street 11 of Defense Colony.
The official notification stated that people will not be allowed to leave the areas or enter the areas except those providing essential items.
Moreover, all shops other than the essential ones such as pharmacies, general stores, food supplies, tandoors, drinking water supplies, will remain closed. Only five persons will be allowed for the congregation in mosques.
On the other hand, those violating the rules will be booked under sections 17 and 18 of the KP Epidemic Control and Emergency Relief Act 2020 and Section 33 of the National Disaster Management Authority Act, 2010.