All those entering and exiting the said areas will be required to wear face masks.

KARACHI (Dunya News) - Authorities have imposed a micro smart lockdown in seven Union Councils of three sub-divisions on Karachi s district Keamari due to the rising coronavirus cases in these areas, Dunya News reported on Wednesday.

According to sources, smart lockdown has been imposed hot spot areas till August 24 on the report District Health Officer. The areas where smart lockdown has been imposed include Mohajir Camp, Saeedabad, Ittehad Town, Sultanabad, Sher Shah and Metroville.

People have been instructed to stay indoors unless absolutely necessary and a ban has been placed on public and religious gatherings as well as pillion riding on motorcycles.

All those entering and exiting the said areas will be required to wear face masks while the irrelevant people who have nothing to do in these areas will not be allowed to pass through these areas.

However, grocery stores, medical stores and shops selling essential items will remain open during this period. The COVID-19 positive individuals will remain under quarantine at homes.