Smart lockdown imposes in 218 areas across KP: Ajmal
PESHAWAR: Advisor to Chief Minister on information and Public Relations Ajmal Khan Wazir has said that smart lockdown has been implemented in 218 areas across the province to prevent the spread of COVID19.
While briefing media at civil secretariat, he said that smart lockdown has been implemented in 129 areas of Malakand division, 23 areas of Hazara, 31 areas of Peshawar, 14 areas of Kohat, 9 areas of Mardan, 7 areas of Dera Ismail Khan and 5 areas of Bannu division.
He said that according to the smart lockdown strategy, district administration and relief department were providing basic necessity to smart lockdown locality, similarly timing has been specified for all shops and markets in the locality and routes have also been specified for public transport in the affected areas.
Ajmal Wazir said that under smart lockdown strategy health department has issued guidelines for urban area under which home quarantine formula was being implemented up to 50 coronavirus cases, adding that all shops and markets were being regulated and social gathering is being monitored in the locality where 100 coronavirus cases are detected.
Similarly, street level smart lockdown, monitoring of social gathering and policy of shut down shops and markets have been implemented in 200 positive cases areas, besides this, complete lockdown for 14 days has been implemented in the area where more than 500 positive cases have been detected. He said that guidelines for rural areas have also been issued as well.
According the guidelines, up to 25 affected persons have been quarantined at their homes. 50 cases areas have been locked down at street level with closure of shops and implementation of standard operating procedure (SOPs). - APP