Smart lockdown imposed in 100 Covid hotspots in Rawalpindi

City Reporter

The government has decided to impose micro-smart lockdown in 100 areas of Rawalpindi.
Provincial secretary health Sara Aslam has stated that micro smart lockdown being imposed in 100 spots to contain the spread of Covid-19 virus in the district.

The government has decided to restrict movement in Rawalpindi till August 19, top health official said.

“All markets, restaurants, government and private offices will remain closed in the hot spots of the coronavirus,” secretary health said.

“All religious, cultural and private gatherings will also be prohibited in affected areas,” Sara Aslam said.

“The duty of the government employees should be notified by the concerned departments,” the secretary said.

“The judges and judicial staff will be exempted from restrictions.”
“Only two attendants can be accompanied with a patient in hospitals,” according to the order.

“The people in locked down areas could only visit out for grocery and medicines,” health secretary said.

“Funeral prayers and other essential religious rituals will be allowed,” according to the notification. “The call centres will be allowed to work with 50 percent staff,” according to the order.

“Home delivery service of restaurants will remain continue, free dining services and charities could remain functional,” the health secretary said.

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