Covid-19 hotspots in Karachi’s District West put under lockdown

Covid-19 hotspots in Karachi’s District West put under lockdown

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Karachi: The municipality implemented “micro smart lockdown” measures in many places in Karachi West on Thursday for two weeks as these places reported a surge in Covid-19 infections.

The lock will take effect at midnight tonight until 7 am on December 31.

The areas that will be locked down include Manghopir (Bakra Perhi, Sector 14-B, Gulshan-e-Maymar, Sector 10/5 and KDA Sector 6) and Orangi (Saleemabad Sector 11/2 and Shah Wali Ullah Nagar).

People living in these areas will have to adhere to the following SOPs:

Anyone entering or exiting these areas will have to wear a mask

  1. Unnecessary movement shall be restricted
  2. All businesses in these areas will ensure COVID-19 SOPs are followed in letter and spirit
  3. No private/family get-together will be allowed
  4. No gathering of three or more persons will be allowed in public spaces
  5. All persons afflicted with the virus will quarantine themselves and would not be allowed to mingle with others until they test negative

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