The health department of Sindh has asked for a micro smart lockdown in Karachi. The health department has asked the senior police officials and the deputy commissioners in Karachi to ensure that the SOPs are properly implemented at the designated areas and that the micro smart lockdowns are imposed.
According to reports, in a letter, the health department of the province informed the authorities that it had noticed a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the city.
The letter further maintained that it is hence, requested that the police force should be deployed at the designated MSLD sites after consulting with the concerned District Health Officers.
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Pakistan went into lockdown in the month of March early this year after there was a rise in the number of coronavirus cases. The government, has now, however, lifted the lockdown and has allowed the businesses to resume their activities.
The educational institutions across the nation have also been grated the permit to reopen in phases. Pakistan has so far reported 6,474 deaths associated with the deadly virus.
Earlier, the federal minister for education-Shafqat Mahmood announced about the resumption of educational activities for primary classes across the country from the 30th of September that is today.