Seven more areas in Islamabad sealed

Seven more areas in the Islamabad have been sealed due to a sharp increase in the Covid-19 cases.

These areas are Bahria Town Phase II and III, Sooan Garden Block B, PWD Blolck C, Korang Town, Pakistan Town Phase I, National Police Foundation Block A and DHA Phase II sector A, B, D and E. Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Mohammad Hamza Shafqaat said these localities were sealed as the cases were spreading fast among the residents. Commercial centres and activities in these areas are also closed, except essential services, he added.

Police were also deployed in the areas to implement the sealing orders, the DC said.All these areas, located in the limits of Loi Bher and Sihala police, have the highest number of active cases.

Assistant Commissioner Rural Zukhruf Fida Malik said the number of cases was increasing sharply in Loi Bher, Sihala, Rawat and Tarlai. Besides, teams are also constituted to implement the SOPs in these areas, the AC said. Some schools were also found open in these areas and the same were got closed, he said.


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