Karachi: Smart lockdown lifted in 39 UCs

39 Union Councils (UCs) have been de-sealed after Sindh government lifted its smart lockdown directives at 12 am midnight.

Sindh government, upon the completion of 15-day period at 12 am midnight, announced to lift smart lockdown in 39 UCs which have now been de-sealed.

Sources say that the decision to lift smart lockdown and de-seal the areas have been made after these localities reported a significant drop in coronavirus cases.

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The development comes as earlier, authorities had sealed various areas of the metropolitan city in its South, central, East, Malir and West Districts after several neighborhoods were identified as COVID-10 hotspots.