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Smart lockdown enforced in 528 localities across Pakistan

Smart lockdown enforced in 528 localities

Smart lockdown enforced in 528 localities across Pakistan under track, trace and quarantine (TTQ) strategy to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) Saturday said this.

Smart lockdown enforced in 528 localities

The NCOC said a total of 9,626,702 people were affected due to imposition of smart lockdown in different areas.

In the federal capital, 14 localities having a population of 170,000 population were under smart lockdown.

The NCOC said the smart lockdown was enforced in 131 areas of Punjab affecting the population of some 1,948,315.

Similarly, the lockdown was imposed in 262 localities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with a population of 7,92,473, sixty eight localities in Sindh with population of 4,951,000, 32 areas of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and 21 areas in Gilgit-Baltistan having a population of 153,693.

On the other hand, over 84k Coronavirus patients have so far recovered in Pakistan from the disease.

However, 2775 new coronavirus cases have surfaced in the country over the last twenty-four hours. It took the total tally to 195,745.

The death toll from the virus stands at 3962 with 59 deaths reported over the last twenty-four hours.

21,041 corona tests carried out during this period.

Meanwhile, 84,168 patients have so far recovered from the disease.

Province wise official data of total cases had it: 71987 in Punjab, 75168 in Sindh, 24303 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 9946 in Balochistan, 11981 in Islamabad, 1398 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 962 in Azad Kashmir.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday urged the people to follow the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in letter and spirit to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

He said this, while talking to volunteers of Corona Relief Tiger Force at the PM Office.

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