According to a local administration notification, these areas will remain sealed till June 30.

LAHORE (Dunya News) - Smart lockdowns has been imposed in 61 areas of Lahore to combat the recent surge in the novel coronavirus cases in the city, Dunya News reported on Wednesday.

According to a notification issued by the local administration, these areas will remain sealed till June 30.

The localities are as follows:

Ram Nagar, Street No 23
Ram Nagar, Choudary Building
Ram Nagar, Street No 10 & 13
Ram Nagar, Islam Street
Front Ram Nagar
Bilal Park
Ram Nagar, Iqra School Street
Qilla Gujjar Singh, Abdul Kareem Road
Usmania Colony
Royal Park
Karim Park, Block No 2, 3, 4
Karim Park, Ameen Park Street no 1
H# 14 ST# 4 Mian Tajpura
H# 26 St# 02 Mohallah Goal Bagh Shad Bagh
Begum Kot Shama Colony or Nain Sukh Street No 4
Bara Dari Road Street No 2 Masoom Shah Road
Ravi Clifton Shahdra Near Fouji Stret
Hanif Park Badami Bagh St # 9
Malik Park Badami Bagh St # 4
Johar Town B Blcok
Johar Town F2 Block
Canal View Society B Block
Johar Town J2 Block
Johar Town G3 Block
Wapda town F2 Block
Wapda town G Block
PCSIR Phase II B Block
A3 Block Gulberg (A3 Block from Bundu Khan Sweets and Bakers to Talha Masjid, from Nadeem Tika to Tariq Kabaria)
B2 Block Gulberg (B2 Block complete)
B3 Block Gulberg (B3 Block complete)
B1 Block Gulberg (B1 Block complete)
Siraj Pura, Daroghawala
Bilal Colony, Daroghawala
Jallo Mor, Dhoobi Muhalla PO Box Bata Pur
A Block, Bismillah Housing Scheme, GT Road, Manawan
Hussain Pura, Kothi Stop, Opposite Bismillah Housing Scheme
Near Lasani Pharmacy, Aik Minar Wali Masjid, Manawan
B Block, Bismillah Housing Scheme, GT Road, Manawan
DHA Phase-1 (all sectors)
Askari-10 (complete)
DHA Phase-5 (all sectors)
Cavalary Ground (Shiraz Villas)
Gulistan Colony St # 9,11,13,15,8,5,26,27
ST # 2 Shah Alam Colony, UBL Bank Street Hafeez Park, ST # 3
Ali Muhammad Park, St # 3 Gujja Peer Road Taj Pura
St # 1 Nizamabad, E Block Taj Pura
Back Side of General Hospital Chungi Amer Sidhu
Quiad e Millat Colony, Kacha Jail Road
Gosia Colony
Alhamd colony, f block 400-440
Tariq Colony

Earlier, Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said in his statement that the result of not following standard operating procedures (SOPs) is in front of all and the government has decided to seal worst-hit areas to control the outbreak.

On the other hand, Pakistan has confirmed 136 deaths – highest till date – by novel coronavirus in one day as the number of positive cases has surged to 154,760. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 2,975.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 5,839 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.

Punjab remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic followed by Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.

Till now 58,239 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 57,868 in Sindh, 19,107 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 8,437 in Balochistan, 9,242 in Islamabad, 1,164 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 703 in Azad Kashmir.

Furthermore, 1,149 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 886 in Sindh, 731 in KP, 89 in Balochistan, 90 in Islamabad, 17 in GB and 13 in Azad Kashmir.

Patients are under treatment at quarantine centers of 462 hospitals where 7,295 beds are available.

Pakistan has so far conducted 950,782 coronavirus tests and 28,117 in last 24 hours. 58,437 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas many are in critical condition.