Congregation in mosques restricted to five people
The Health Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has decided to impose a micro smart lockdown in five areas of Peshawar after coronavirus infections in the city rose.
A notification issued by the government stated that entry and exit points of these areas will be sealed at 6pm on Sunday:
The lockdown will remain in force until further notice, the notification stated. The police and district commissioners will be responsible for ensuring Covid-19 SOPs are implemented.
People not wearing masks in public will be fined. The following instructions will apply:
Pakistan is currently witnessing the third wave of the coronavirus. In the last 24 hours, over 5,000 cases were reported across the country while 115 people lost their lives to the deadly virus.