Micro lockdown imposed in several sectors

By Minahil Makhdoom

ISLAMABAD: Local administration has clamped micro lockdown in several sectors in view of the rising cases of novel coronavirus. The district administration has imposed micro lockdown in sectors of the capital city on recommendation of the district health authorities.
Authorities have sealed street number 38 and street 44 to 48 in Sector G-10 (iv) after emergence of COVID-19 cases in the area. In Sector I-8 (ii), street number 25 and 29 have been sealed, while in Sector G-9 (iv) two streets number 85 and 89 have been sealed after coronavirus cases surfaced in the area. The district health authorities had recommended imposing a micro lockdown in these areas in view of the increasing cases of the disease. The scores of health officials in Pakistan have expressed their concern over surge in COVID-19 cases in the country.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on health Dr Faisal Sultan stated on Saturday that the number of COVID-19 cases have surged in the recent few weeks. However, maintained that unlike in other countries the resurfacing of the cases has not been as worse. He said taking only the past few days into account, it is true that the cases have surged.