Pakistan has 5170 confirmed CoronaVirus cases out of which 4056 are active cases, 1026 have recovered and 88 deaths have been reported so far.
According to details, 2,464 patients have been tested positive for the epidemic in Punjab, 1,411 in Sindh, 697 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 228 in Balochistan, 216 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 119 in Islamabad and 35 in Azad Kashmir.
After the increasing number of coronavirus cases in Lahore, 10 areas including Raiwind, Sikandria Colony, Nawan Kot, Makhanpura, Beghum Kot Shahdara, Rustam Park Gulshan e Ravi, Small industries housing society Defence and Mughalpura Railway colony have been completely sealed.
Streets adjacent to Chah Miran market have been closed off with barriers, 154 homes and markets have been completely locked down and test samples of more than 50 suspects have been sent to laboratories for testing.
The number of coronavirus cases in Sindh is increasing rapidly due to which the administration has ordered 11 union councils of Karachi to be completely sealed off. All of the sealed UCs are part of Karachi East.
Deputy Commissioner East Hamid ur Rehman issued the order to seal 12 UCs. As a result, entry and exit from these areas would be prohibited and this will be enforced by the Rangers and Police.
The Deputy Commissioner said that UC-6 Gillani Railway, UC-7 Dalmia, UC-8 Jamali Colony, UC-9 Gulshan 2, UC-10 Pehlwan Goth, UC-12 Gulzar Hijri, UC-13 Safoora, UC. Faisal Cantt, UC 2 Manzoor Colony should be closed completely.
Hamid ur Rehman also said that the UC-9 Jacob Line and UC-10 Jamshed Quarters will also be closed