HYDERABAD: Smart lockdown has been enforced in more than 17 areas of Hyderabad from today till May 5.It should be noted that 923 more cases of corona virus have been reported in Sindh yesterday while 6 people died due to this epidemic.
The areas where Smart Lockdown has been enforced included Hussainabad, UC 8 Amani Shah Colony, Mehar Ali Society, Qasimabad UC 1 Sehrish Nagar, Revenue Housing Society, Qasimabad UC. 2 Pakora Stop, Indus Gas Society, UC No. 3 Area Abdullah Plaza, Gospel Homes, GMB Bungalows, Bakhtawar Views, Prince Town, Gulshan Society, UC4 Gulistan-e-Sajjad, UC 5 Isra University Hostel, Diplai Memon Society.
Mir Colony and SAU Colony Tando Jam areas of rural Tando Jam will also be affected by Smart Lockdown.
In areas where Smart Lockdown has been imposed, movement without a mask will not be allowed.
All business and malls will be completely closed during the Smart Lockdown, however, a few exceptions will be allowed to open.
Micro-smart lockdown has been imposed in four towns of Karachi Central District till May 8.
These include residential units in Gulberg, North Karachi, Liaquatabad and North Nazimabad. Unnecessary pillion riding and family gatherings will also be banned in the affected areas of the city.
10 million vaccines
The Sindh government has ordered 10 million vaccines and hopes it will arrive soon.
Sindh seeks army’s help
The Sindh government wrote a letter to federal government for services of army troop help implement the SOPs. The Sindh government has ordered 10 million vaccines and hopes it will arrive soon.
Talking at a TV program Sindh Information Minister Nasir Hussain Shah said that the provincial government is ready and if the situation in Corona worsens, they will lock it down.
If the situation turns alarming, we will impose a lockdown, whether the federal imposes it or not, Sindh minster added a lockdown or not because people’s lives are more precious.
Courts closed in Swat
Courts have been closed in Swat following the alarming rise in the corona virus. Magistrates will be present for necessary judicial functions. A list of date, names, place of judges for MODs has been issued.
On Saturday evening KPK government through a letter requested to deploy army in the province to assist the civil administration in implementing the Corona SOPs.