Smart lockdown imposed in more Central district areas


The provincial government has imposed a micro smart lockdown in multiple areas of the District Central.

According to the deputy commissioner, the entry and exit points offour union councils of Gulberg, 10 union councils of Liaquatabad,  nine union councils of North Karachi and 11 union councils of North Nazimabad will be sealed till June 11.

The restrictions were imposed after 203 new coronavirus cases were reported from these localities.

People have been instructed not to leave their homes unless absolutely necessary and wearing masks has been made compulsory.

On Friday, 26 people in District South were fined for not wearing masks, while seven shops were sealed.

Last week, Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said that the Covid-19 infection rate in the province was alarming.

The government has barred the people of Karachi from going out after 8pm. Markets and malls are allowed to stay open from 6am to 6pm..