According to the latest reports, as many as 10 eateries/restaurants which include fast-food chains such as Pizza Hut and OPTP, were sealed in Karachi yesterday.
The District East management took this action over the violation of Coronavirus SOPs. According to the management, the government issued SOPs were not being followed at these places, operations were conducted in Gulshan-e-Iqbal and Jamshed Quarters.
The district administration teams sealed some popular eateries including Pizza Hut, Burger Lab, Disco Bakery, and Quetta Café in Gulshan-e-Iqbal.
In Jamshed Quarters, Ambala Bakers and Sweets, OPTP in Bahadurabad, Hanifia Broast, Baba Fast Food, Apna Quetta tea hotel, and Tea Banori Hotel were reportedly sealed.
They also issued warning to the several marts and eateries, including Hyderi Super Mart at University Road, Sparo Martin Bahadurabad, Yadgar Fish on Jamshed Road, Meerat Kabab on Jamshed Road, KFC in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Mamo Kababwala in Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Miss Hen Fast Food in Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Chaseup, Subway and Usmania Restaurant in Gulshan-e-Iqbal.
District East Additional Commissioner Irfan Mirwani told reporters that the crackdown against restaurants and eateries will continue in order to protect public from catching virus.
“The numbers of sealed restaurants and eateries may increase if strict compliance of Coronavirus SOPs is not found,” Mirwani added. Previously, on Wednesday, around eight restaurants/eateries were closed in Clifton and Boat Basin areas for not following the SOPs issued by the government in District South.