Lahore: A smart lockdown has been imposed in six areas of Lahore for ten days after the city reported surge in Covid-19 cases.
According to details, the areas where smart lockdown has been imposed by district management include Ali View Garden, Baidian Road (Street No 1); DHA Phase-5 A-Block (Street No 21 and 20); DHA Phase-3 W-Block (Street No 21); Faisal Town Block C1 (Main Street); Allama Iqbal Town, Chenaz Block (Street from House N0 156 to 167) and Al-Ahmad Garden A Block (Abdullah Street).
A notification has also been issued in this regard.
“There has been a constant increase in positivity percentage and prevalence of COVID-19 in the Province of Punjab during last two weeks which poses a serious and imminent threat to public health. Hence, it is mandatory to take all possible safety measures for prevention and control of this disease,” read a notification issued to this effect.
Pakistan has reported 40 coronavirus deaths and 1,008 new positive cases in the last 24 hours. In Punjab, the number of coronavirus patients has reached 42,080 with 480 causalities.