Karachi: Smart lockdown imposed in North Nazimabad,Liaquatabad, Gulberg
Administration have imposed a micro smart lockdown in three towns of the District Central of Karachi on Monday amid rise in coronavirus cases in the areas.
A notification issued by the district administration stated that multiple areas of Gulberg, Liaquatabad and North Nazimabad will be under lockdown, which will remain imposed till May 30.
People have been instructed to stay indoors unless absolutely necessary and a ban has been placed on public and religious gatherings as well as pillion riding on motorcycles.
Medical and grocery stores in the areas will, however, remain open.
On the other hand, Pakistan has reported 74 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 880,362. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 19,617 on Monday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 3,232 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.