Karachi: Due to the increase in coronavirus patients, smart locks were implemented in different areas of Karachi on Friday.
According to detailed information, the western district of Karachi and several areas of Kaimari have been locked down for 14 days to avoid further spread of COVID-19.
In the coronavirus-infected area of Karachi, various activities and business-related activities are prohibited.
On the other hand, Pakistan reported 83 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and the number of positive cases surged to 451,494. The cumulative number of deaths across the country jumped to 9,164.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 2,972 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
In terms of cases, Sindh remains the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. The number of casualties in Punjab has exceeded that in Sindh.
Till now 201,080 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 130,122 in Punjab, 54,021 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 17,868 in Balochistan, 35,700 in Islamabad, 7,893 in Azad Kashmir and 4,810 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 3,522 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 3,270 in Sindh, 1,511 in KP, 177 in Balochistan, 385 in Islamabad, 200 in Azad Kashmir and 99 in GB.
Pakistan has so far conducted 6,216,060 coronavirus tests and 39,171 in the last 24 hours. 399,852 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 2,447 patients are in critical condition.