The lockdown will be implemented from December 7.

HYDERABAD (Dunya News) – The local administration on Sunday has decided to impose smart lockdown in 12 areas of Hyderabad due to surge in coronavirus cases.

According to the notification, the lockdown will be implemented from December 7.

The decision was taken after Pakistan has reported 58 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 416,499. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 8,361.

Till now 182,473 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 122,955 in Punjab, 49,220 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 32,414 in Islamabad, 17,440 in Balochistan, 7,278 in Azad Kashmir and 4,719 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Furthermore 3,162 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 3,011 in Sindh, 1,404 in KP, 340 in Islamabad, 177 in Azad Kashmir, 169 in Balochistan, and 98 in GB.

Pakistan has so far conducted 5,754,986 coronavirus tests and 41,645 in the last 24 hours. 355,012 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 2,436 patients are in critical condition.