Islamabad closes inter-provincial transport

ISLAMABAD: Inter-provincial transport in the federal capital Islamabad has been closed for two days due to the third wave of the rapidly spreading corona virus.

According to the Islamabad administration, on Saturday, inter-provincial transport in the capital has been closed for two days as per the instructions of the NCOC.

It is to be noted that 72,613 patients infected with Corona virus have come forward in Islamabad so far, while a total of 657 people have lost their lives due to this epidemic.

Smart lockdown in Keamari

The Karachi administration imposed a micro smart lockdown in two more neighbourhoods in district Keamari as the third wave of the novel coronavirus continues in the country.

Entry and exit points of Keamari 3 and SITE’s Metroville 4 will be sealed on April 27. People will not be allowed to leave their houses unless absolutely necessary and wearing masks has been made compulsory.

Karachi traders demand

Karachi Traders have demanded that markets and shopping malls in the city should be allowed to open from 6pm to sehri.

Head of Saddar Electronic Market, Rizwan Irfan in a video message, said that businesses in Karachi begin later in the day during Ramazan.

“The government’s decision has not been taken in favour of the traders as people in the city usually visit the shops after iftar for eid shopping,” he said, adding that the heatwave has further prevented shoppers from heading towards markets in the day.