Smart lockdown imposed in various areas of Central district till Dec 16
KARACHI (92 News) – Despite of rapidly soaring coronavirus cases, smart lockdown on Thursday has been imposed in various areas of Karachi’s Central district till December 16.
According to the official notification, more localities of Karachi’s Central district were put under “smart lockdowns” after they reported a spike in Covid-19 positive cases as part of the second and deadlier wave of the coronavirus.
Specific areas of Gulberg, Liaquatabad, North Karachi and North Nazimabad have been put under lockdown where only pharmacies and shops of essential items will remain open.
All other business activities will remain suspended in the aforementioned areas along with public transport. Wearing mask has also been made mandatory.
The neighbourhoods where smart lockdowns have been imposed include Gulberg (Karimabad and FB Area’s Block-7, 10, 12, 14 and 15), Liaquatabad (Azam Nagar and Block-3 of Nazimabad), North Karachi (Sector 10 and 11-A) and North Nazimabad (Block A, B, C, H, N, J, I and Sector 14-B, Sector 15-A1, Sector-15-A-2, Sector 15-B,).
The streets and houses identified as Covid-19 hotspots in these areas will remain sealed for a period of two weeks.