Authorities, at midnight, imposed smart lockdown directives and sealed another seven Union Councils (UCs) in Karachi’s District East.
According to the government notification, six UCs of Gulshan-e-Iqbal and one UC of Jamshed Town area were sealed at 12:00 am midnight on Friday night as these areas reported significant number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases.
As per the smart lockdown directives and measures, all shops with the exception of grocery stores and pharmacies will be closed in these areas, whereas no one will be allowed to leave or enter these neighborhoods as local authorities and police has sealed the entry and exits points of these localities.
The neighborhoods are set to remain sealed till July 18.
Prior to this, 39 Union Councils (UCs) have been de-sealed were de-sealed in Karachi on Friday after a 15-day period as the localities reported a significant drop in their coronavirus cases.