Smart lockdown strategy proves fruitful in containing spread of COVID-19: Ajmal Wazir
PESHAWAR: Adviser to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Information, Ajmal Wazir Tuesday said the strategy of smart lockdown was proving much fruitful as it helped a lot in containing the further and rapid spread of coronavirus in the province.
During a media briefing, he said to contain the spread of Coronaviurs the policy of smart lockdowns would continue as directed by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
In different districts of all the seven divisions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, he informed till date smart lockdown was imposed in 276 affected areas where total numbers of coronavirus patients were 2895.
Around 880,000 people have been confined to their homes in smart lockdowns.
In the affected areas, he said 3141 houses have been declared as isolated adding the smart lockdown was removed from 58 areas after completion of stipulated time. The Adviser further said that Federal Government deserved appreciation for smooth approval of the budget. - APP