Lahore, 15th March: The Punjab government has imposed smart lockdown in more areas of Lahore, Sialkot and Rawalpindi amid a spike in COVID-19 cases.
Baaghi TV: According to reports, Secretary Primary and Secondary Healthcare Punjab has announced smart lockdown in 15 hot-spots in Rawalpindi, 13 in Lahore and 6 areas of Sialkot.
According to the statement, “All shopping malls, restaurants and offices will remain closed in the lockdown areas.”
It further stated, “There will be controlled movement of the area’s residents in the areas of three districts identified as hot-spots of COVID-19.”
The statement also explained that there will also be a complete ban on all types of gatherings at any place, public or private in these areas.
Secretary health added that medical stores and health facilities will remain open in these areas.
In the areas of smart lockdown, milk shops, meat shops and bakeries will remain open until 6:00 pm.
According to the order, the shops of necessary items and petrol pumps will remain open from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.
According to earlier reports on Saturday, the provincial administration had imposed smart lockdown in several areas of Lahore, Rawalpindi and Gujrat.
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