Authorities propose smart lockdown in 28 Islamabad streets

DHO recommended to impose a smart lockdown in the areas with high coronavirus positivity rate

Smart lockdown imposed in four towns of Karachi Central

The notification lists dozens of neighborhoods from various UCs.

NCOC decides to implement coronavirus protocols in mosques, other worship places

NCOC decided, "Only fully vaccinated people will be allowed to offer prayers in mosques."

Chinese couple trapped on lockdown date get engaged

Chinese couple trapped on lockdown date get engaged

Millions more locked down as China battles Omicron spread

Five million residents of a central Chinese city started home confinement Tuesday in a new lockdown

Sindh mulls curbs as coronavirus positivity rate reaches 8.9pc in Karachi

Pakistan is witnessing a fifth wave of coronavirus fueled by the highly contagious omicron variant.

China locks down city of 1.2 million after three virus cases

Beijing has pursued a "zero Covid" approach.

Micro-smart lockdown imposed in Karachi locality

Micro-smart lockdown imposed in Karachi locality

China expands lockdowns as virus surges in US, Europe

The new Covid wave has, once again, also caused chaos in the sporting calendar.

Video shows 2019 football fans, not anti-lockdown protest in Austria

Video shows 2019 football fans, not anti-lockdown protest in Austria

China manufacturing shrinks unexpectedly, services offer support

China’s manufacturing activity unexpectedly slimmed in September due to limitations

Vietnam's biggest city to start lifting COVID-19 curbs to revive business

Motorbikes drive past a billboard warning against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

NCOC decides to ease coronavirus restrictions in eight cities from October 1

Asad Umar said that eight crore people have administered coronavirus vaccination so far.

NCOC warns unvaccinated to face restrictions from Oct 1

NCOC urged the people to get themselves vaccinated.

Sindh relaxes coronavirus related restrictions

Restaurants have been also allowed to offer indoor dining to vaccinated people

Virus lockdown extended for Australia's capital

Australia has recorded more than 75,000 cases and over 1,100 deaths since the pandemic began.

Vaccinated Sydney residents picnic as lockdown rules relaxed

Vaccinated Sydney residents picnic as lockdown rules relaxed

New Zealand extends lockdown in virus-hit Auckland

New Zealand extends lockdown in virus-hit Auckland

Smart lockdown imposed in five localities of Peshawar

Only five people will be allowed to pray in congregation in mosques in these areas.

5 Peshawar localities to be placed under smart lockdown

Only five people will be allowed to pray in congregation in mosques in these areas.

Seven areas in Islamabad put on smart lockdown

The lockdown will be continued from August 30 till the next order.

NCOC expands coronavirus restriction to 27 cities

NCOC decided to review the restrictions on September 13.

Sindh govt delays reopening of schools for one week

Sindh govt delays reopening of schools for one week

Punjab govt to send recommendations to NCOC for reopening of shrines

Punjab govt to send recommendations to NCOC for reopening of shrines

Business activities suspended as Karachi observes 'safe day'

Business activities suspended as Karachi observes 'safe day'

Australia's capital Canberra to enter virus lockdown

Australia's capital Canberra to enter virus lockdown

Micro smart lockdown imposed in areas of Karachi's district Keamari

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

Australia's second-largest city extends lockdown

Australia's second-largest city extends lockdown

Karachi: Owners of four marriage halls arrested over SOPs violation

Karachi: Owners of four marriage halls arrested over SOPs violation

Punjab imposes smart lockdown in selective districts

All the indoor events including religious and cultural have been banned.

Sindh relaxes coronavirus restrictions

Sindh relaxes coronavirus restrictions

Philippine capital back in lockdown over Delta fears

Experts warned that an explosion in Delta cases could overwhelm the health system

IPEMC decides to reopen educational institutions in all provinces except Sindh

IPEMC decides to reopen educational institutions in all provinces except Sindh

Sindh govt fails to enforce lockdown in Karachi

Sindh govt fails to enforce lockdown in Karachi

Lockdown imposed in various districts of Punjab

Lockdown will remain imposed in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad and Multan till August 31.

Govt decides to keep markets closed two days a week as Covid-19 cases rise

Govt decides to keep markets closed two days a week

Lockdown to be imposed in more areas of Islamabad amid spike of COVID cases

Lockdown to be imposed in more areas of Islamabad amid spike of COVID cases

Asad Umar wants Sindh govt to review decision regarding closure of industry, transport

Asad Umar wants Sindh govt to review decision regarding closure of industry, transport

PPP pursuing plan to destroy country's economy, says Shahbaz Gill

If Sindh govt follow SOPs, adopt smart lockdown, then they do not have to need to impose lockdown

Sindh govt lifts ban on pillion riding, eases lockdown restrictions

Sindh remains the worst-hit province in terms of cases

Smart lockdown proposed in 13 localities of Lahore

District Administration has proposed lockdown for 14 days

Complete lockdown in Sindh will be damaging: Sheikh Rashid

Pak-China relationship higher than Himalayas: Interior Minister

Complete lockdown will not be allowed in Sindh: Fawad Chaudhry

Complete lockdown will not be allowed in Sindh: Fawad Chaudhry

Sindh govt imposes partial lockdown amid virus surge

Sindh govt imposes partial lockdown amid virus surge

Will oppose all measures which impact on common man's livelihood: Fawad

Reviewing the decision of the Sindh government regarding lockdown

COVID-19 outbreak: Sindh govt imposes lockdown in Karachi till August 8

Corona Task Force meets to decide over imposing lockdown in Karachi

'Unvaccinated teachers won't be allowed to perform duties from Aug 1'

From August 1, only vaccinated people will be allowed to travel by air in the country: Asad

Pakistan reports 4,497 coronavirus cases, 76 deaths in 24 hours

Pakistan has so far conducted 15,878,471 coronavirus tests.

Melbourne to lift virus lockdown as Delta outbreak contained

Victoria detected 10 new cases Monday, with all in quarantine while infectious.

Smart lockdown to end only after 100 pc vaccination across country: NCOC

Smart lockdown to end only after 100 pc vaccination across country: NCOC

Two Australian cities eye end of virus lockdowns

The states of Victoria and South Australia reported progress.

Sindh decides to reimpose coronavirus restrictions from July 26

Educational institutions will be closed but the examinations will be held as per schedule.

Bangladesh takes Eid break from Covid lockdown

The government has lifted a strict lockdown for a week to allow millions.

GB govt bans restaurants, parks during Eidul Azha holidays

There will be ban on indoor and outdoor dining, public gathering, and functions.

Melbourne extends lockdown as Australia fails to stop outbreak

Melbourne extends lockdown as Australia fails to stop outbreak

Coronavirus SOPs: Markets to remain closed across Punjab today

Coronavirus SOPs: Markets to remain closed across Punjab today

Smart lockdown imposed in five localities of Gujranwala

The smart lockdown in parts of Gujranwala will remain imposed till July 24.

Melbourne returns to lockdown as Australia scrambles to curb outbreak

Melbourne returns to lockdown as Australia scrambles to curb outbreak

Melbourne joins Sydney in lockdown, 12 million ordered to stay at home

Melbourne and the rest of Victoria will join Sydney in a "hard and fast" lockdown

India reports 41,806 new COVID-19 infections in last 24 hours

An increase of 2,095 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

Sindh decides to further tighten coronavirus restrictions from tonight

The local administration has said that educational institutes will be closed from Friday

Tourism banned in AJK for ten days due to increasing coronavirus cases

The ban will continue from July 19 to July 29. Bookings at the hotels have also been canceled.

Sindh to close schools from July 16 as Covid-19 infections surge

Indoor dining will not be allowed from tomorrow night.

Six Islamabad localities under smart lockdown as Covid-19 cases rise

Essential services and supplies are exempted from the restrictions.

Sydney virus lockdown extended by at least two weeks

Australia had been widely lauded for its early handling of the pandemic.

Thailand sees tougher Covid-19 curbs bite, including Bangkok curfew

Thailand has so far recorded more than 326,300 cases and 2,711 deaths

Smart lockdown imposed in five more sectors in Islamabad

The areas included G-7/2, Soan Garden and Qurtaba Town.

Balochistan govt imposes new restriction amid spike in Covid cases

Balochistan govt imposes new restriction amid spike in Covid cases

Sydney sees worst pandemic day of 2021 two weeks into lockdown

Sydney sees worst pandemic day of 2021 two weeks into lockdown

Ten million Australians in virus lockdown

"We are having lockdowns in major cities because the overseas arrivals are bringing the virus here."

NCOC decides to extend business timings till 10 pm

NCOC decides to extend business timings till 10 pm

Sindh govt eases COVID-19 restrictions

Sindh govt eases COVID-19 restrictions

Australia battles Delta Covid surge as Europe eases restrictions

"Delta is the most transmissible of the variants identified so far."

Lockdown ordered in central Sydney areas hit by Covid surge

Lockdown ordered in central Sydney areas hit by Covid surge

Taj Mahal reopens as India eases pandemic restrictions

Taj Mahal reopens as India eases pandemic restrictions

Silenced musicians see Turkey playing politics with Covid ban

Silenced musicians see Turkey playing politics with Covid ban

German health minister floats lifting of mask rules

German health minister floats lifting of mask rules

UK economy grows as virus lockdown eases

UK economy grows as virus lockdown eases

Coronavirus: NCOC eases restrictions for businesses

Coronavirus: NCOC eases restrictions for businesses

Delhi, Mumbai loosen lockdowns as India virus crisis eases in cities

Delhi, Mumbai loosen lockdowns as India virus crisis eases in cities

Schools reopen in remaining districts of Punjab today

Schools reopen in remaining districts of Punjab today

Traders postpone decision to keep markets open till 8pm in Karachi

Traders postpone decision to keep markets open till 8pm in Karachi

Dargahs and shrines allowed to reopen across Punjab

Dargahs and shrines allowed to reopen across Punjab

Micro smart lockdown imposed in four towns of Karachi's District Central

Micro smart lockdown in four towns of District Central in Karachi will remain imposed till June 17.

Ancient traditional healing rituals go digital in virus-hit S.Africa

Ancient traditional healing rituals go digital in virus-hit SAfrica

Pakistan makes coronavirus tests mandatory for international travelers

All travelers who arrive in Pakistan will go through Rapid Antigen Testing at Airports.

Rangers, police enforce lockdown in Karachi after 8pm

Rangers, police enforce lockdown in Karachi after 8pm

Schools to reopen from June 7 in remaining Punjab districts including Lahore: Murad Raas

Schools to reopen from June 7 in remaining Punjab districts including Lahore: Murad Raas

Unnecessary movement banned in Karachi after 8pm from May 25

We could move towards normal working hours if cases decline: CM Murad

Sindh retains COVID-19 restrictions as positivity ratio soars to 8.3pc

Educational institutions, wedding halls, parks to remain closed for next 15 days in Sindh: CM

Second day of lockdown in Karachi sees businesses, markets closed

Similar lockdown has also been imposed in Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar and other cities.

Sindh govt extends coronavirus restrictions for two weeks

All recreational spots including sea view and parks will be closed for another 14 days.

Businesses, markets closed as Lahore goes into two-day lockdown

Inter-city and inter-provincial transport will also remain suspended.

Micro smart lockdown imposed in areas of Karachi's district Central

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

Schools to reopen in districts with low positivity rate: NCOC

NCOC decides to reopen educational institutions in districts with low positivity rates

Smart lockdown imposed in three towns of Karachi's district Central

Medical and grocery stores in the areas will, however, remain open.

Inter-provincial, inter-city transport resumes in Pakistan

Pakistan has reported 76 deaths in the last 24 hours

NCOC decides to resume public transport from May 16

Markets and shops to remain open till 8pm: NCOC

Transport to resume from May 15: Yasmin Rashid

Yasmin Rashid urged people to simply celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr

Coronavirus outbreak: Complete lockdown imposed in Sindh from today

Coronavirus outbreak: Complete lockdown imposed in Sindh from today

NCOC decides to extend closure of educational institutions till May 23

NCOC decides to extend closure of educational institutions till May 23

Punjab, KP and Balochistan impose complete lockdown till May 16

Sindh has allowed businesses to remain open in the province today.

Govt appeals nation to stay at home during complete lockdown

Govt appeals nation to stay at home during complete lockdown

Sindh decides to keep markets open on May 7, 8

Complete lockdown will be imposed across Sindh from Sunday.

Public transport to operate at 50pc capacity on Saturday, Sunday in Punjab

Public transport to operate at 50pc capacity on Saturday, Sunday in Punjab

KP govt to implement NCOC corona lockdown decision: CM

The meeting decided to strictly implement the SOPs

Punjab govt decides to impose complete lockdown from May 8th

Punjab govt decides to impose complete lockdown from May 8

Monitoring teams to ensure NPIs implementation during May 8-16: NCOC

The forum was informed that there would be a complete ban on tourism for both locals and outsiders.

Interior Ministry issues notification for Eid-ul-Fitr holidays

Interior Ministry issues notification for Eid-ul-Fitr holidays

NCOC decides not to allow processions on Youm-e-Ali (RA)

NCOC decides not to allow processions on Youm-e-Ali (RA)

Karachi: Smart lockdown imposed in six UCs of Korangi

Unnecessary locomotion in the affected areas has been banned.

NCOC directs to issue Eid holidays’ lockdown guidelines

The forum was briefed about the existing SOPs of inbound and outbound passengers

Coronavirus: Punjab govt to tighten restrictions in most affected cities

Coronavirus: Punjab govt to tighten restrictions in most affected cities

Micro smart lockdown imposed in areas of Karachi's Central Districts

The locals have been directed wear facemasks and maintain social distance in the affected areas.

Eid holidays: Circular regarding closure of tourist spots, transport issued

Inter-city and inter-provincial will be banned during Eid holidays.

Lockdown can be imposed in other cities if pandemic surges: Faisal Sultan

Dr. Faisal Sultan told that Mardan has been put under lockdown over increase in cases.

FIR lodged against KP Health Minister for flouting coronavirus SOPs

The cases were registered on the complaint of Assistant Commissioner Adil Ayub.

NCOC meeting considers imposing lockdown on most-affected cities

NCOC meeting considers imposing lockdown on most affected cities

Sindh announces partial lockdown in wake of increasing covid cases

Intercity public transport will be closed from 29th April in the province of Sindh.

Smart lockdown imposed in 15 localities of Lahore

The smart lockdown will remain intact in the localities until 7th of May.

Lockdown can be imposed if situation does not improve, warns NCOC

Lockdown can be imposed if situation does not improve, warns NCOC

Negligence at airports caused third wave of coronavirus: Bilawal

Federal government is dependent on donated vaccines: Bilawal

Army will help police to ensure implementation on covid SOPs: PM

PM Imran urged nation to follow SOPs to avoid complete lockdown.

Govt will have to toughen restrictions due to public's non-seriousness: Dr. Faisal Sultan

Govt will have to toughen restrictions due to public's non-seriousness: Dr. Faisal Sultan

Micro smart lockdown imposed in areas of Karachi's Central Districts

Micro smart lockdown was imposed in various areas of Gulberg, North Karachi and North Nazimabad.

Asad Umar warns of tougher restrictions if Covid-19 SOPs not followed

The virus is spreading rapidly in major cities: Asad Umar

COVID-19 outbreak: Micro smart lockdown imposed in three sub-divisions of Kemari

COVID-19 outbreak: Micro smart lockdown imposed in three sub-divisions of Kemari

Punjab govt resumes Metro, Speedo bus service in Lahore

The Mass Transit Authority has suffered a loss of over 120 million rupees.

Week-long lockdown in New Delhi as virus cases soar

The vast nation of 1.3 billion people reported a record high of 273,810 infections

Balochistan govt imposes 'smart lockdown' till May 1

Balochistan Home Department said that the restrictions will remain in place till May 1.

KP imposes new restrictions to dampen spread of coronavirus

KP imposes new restrictions to dampen spread of coronavirus

NCOC revises market hours for Ramadan

Market timings will be from sehri till 6pm: NCOC

Dr. Faisal urges masses to follow SOPs to avert spread of COVID-19

Dr Faisal has asked the people above fifty years to get themselves registered for vaccination

Bangladesh shuts down offices, transport amid pandemic surge

The drastic measures, which will virtually seal off the country, will start Wednesday

IHC postpones hearings of routine cases over rising Covid-19 cases

So far, 66,380 people in Islamabad have tested positive for coronavirus.

Ulema should urge people to wear masks, get vaccinated: CM Buzdar

Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths

Covid-19 outbreak: NCOC decides to monitor already issued orders for two to three more days

The participants have decided to monitor the already issued orders for two to three days more.

Punjab govt to recommend NCOC for tightening virus restrictions in Lahore

Punjab govt to recommend NCOC for tightening virus restrictions in Lahore

Local govt announces to impose smart lockdown in several areas in Peshawar

Local govt announces to impose smart lockdown in several areas of Peshawar

Shops, restaurants sealed in Lahore over violation of SOPs

11 shops were fined a total of 113,500 rupees.

Sindh mulls closure of schools amid spike in COVID-19 cases

Proposals will be presented to NCOC: Saeed Ghani

Karachi Police enforce SOPs amid spike in COVID-19 cases

Coronavirus cases have risen to alarming level in Pakistan

NCOC expresses concern over violations of coronavirus SOPs

NCOC expresses concern over violation of coronavirus SOPs

KP bans inter-district transport for two days due to worsening COVID-19 situation

The local authorities told that only intra-city terminals will be opened.

Islamabad to observe 'safe days' for controlling coronavirus cases

The restrictions will remain enforced till April 11, 2021.

Sindh imposes stricter Covid-19 SOPs to curb virus spread

Sindh imposes stricter Covid-19 SOPs to curb virus

NCC meeting decides to take strict measures against third wave of Covid-19

NCC meeting decides to take strict measures against third wave of Covid-19

Mosques to remain open during Ramadan: Tahir Ashrafi

Imran Khan will soon visit Saudi Arabia: Tahir Ashrafi

Micro smart lockdown imposed in Karachi West District

Positive patients in the hotspot areas have been directed to remain under quarantine at home.

Ban on weddings, two-day weekly closure of markets announced in KP

Government does not want to impose a complete lockdown: Kamran

Governor Punjab urges people to take coronavirus third wave seriously

Spread could get out of control if government guidelines are not taken seriously: Ch Sarwar

407 cases lodged in Lahore over violation of coronavirus SOPs

290 police personnel are appointed in coronavirus hotspots

Smart lockdown imposed in seven areas of Islamabad's Sector G and I

Six areas of the federal capital including Bani Gala have been put under complete lockdown.

National COVID-19 positivity ratio reaches 11.20 pc

Highest positivity rate of the pandemic was recorded in Swat at 23 percent.

Covid-19: Punjab Health department to propose complete lockdown in Lahore

Covid-19: Punjab Health department to propose complete lockdown in Lahore

First case registered in Lahore over violation of coronavirus SOPs

People who do not wear masks will be detained and can be jailed for six months: government

Punjab govt decides to register cases over violation of Covid-19 SOPs

Punjab govt decides to register cases over violation of Covid-19 SOPs

Govt hints at complete lockdown in Punjab amid rising Covid-19 cases

Govt hints at complete lockdown in Punjab amid rising Covid-19 cases

Coronavirus stats worsening in Pakistan: Asad Umar

UK variant is more dangerous and contagious: Asad Umar

Peshawar: Five banquet halls managers arrested for violation of SOPs

Fine was also imposed on 109 individuals at stations of BRT for not wearing a face mask.

Health emergency imposed in Lahore amid rising Covid-19 cases

All Lahore hospitals put on alert amid rising Covid-19 cases

Karachi: Micro smart lockdown in areas of Central District extended till April 8

The lockdown has been imposed after identification of hotspot areas by the district health officer.

COVID-19: KP govt decides to close down markets on Friday, Saturday

COVID-19: KP govt decides to close down markets on Friday, Saturday

Karachi: Micro smart lockdown imposed in areas of Kemari District

The lockdown has been imposed in five UCs of two sub-divisions of Kemari District.

Karachi: Micro smart lockdown imposed in areas of Central District

The lockdown has been imposed after identification of hotspot areas by the district health officer.

Violation of SOPs could result in fines and arrests, warns Sheikh Rashid

Violation of SOPs could result in fines and arrests, warns Sheikh Rashid

Decision on opening of educational institutions to be taken on March 24: Shafqat

Decision on opening of educational institutions to be taken on March 24: Shafqat

Coronavirus: NCOC decides to further tighten restrictions

Coronavirus: NCOC decides to further tighten restrictions

Authorities launch crackdown over violations of coronavirus SOPs

Authorities launch crackdown over violations of coronavirus SOPs

KP govt decides to close schools in 9 districts

CM KP urged people to strictly follow coronavirus SOPs

Lethal pollution high in 2020 despite lockdowns: report

Twenty-two of the world's more polluted cities are in India.

Schools in eight cities including Lahore can conduct exams till March 19: Murad Raas

Schools in eight cities including Lahore can conduct exams till March 19: Murad Raas

NCOC asks provinces for stern action against SOPs violations

The forum expressed concerns on rising positive cases on national level.

Sindh reduces market business hours as coronavirus cases rise

Only 300 guests are allowed at wedding ceremonies.

CM Buzdar directs strict enforcement of coronavirus SOPs

Government is fully aware of difficulties being faced by the business community: Usman Buzdar

Smart lockdown imposed in seven cities of Punjab

The lockdown will remain in force for a period of two weeks in seven cities of Punjab.

No commercial activity in virus-hit Lahore after 6pm, says notification

No commercial activity in virus-hit Lahore after 6pm, says notification

Coronavirus: 16 areas of Lahore put under smart lockdown

Smart lockdown has been imposed in 16 more areas of Lahore on Friday.

Coronavirus surge: Punjab govt decides to close markets in various districts after 6 pm

Coronavirus surge: Punjab govt decides to close markets in various districts after 6 pm

Third wave of pandemic in Punjab linked to British virus strain

Third wave of pandemic in Punjab linked to British virus strain

Coronavirus: Islamabad imposes new restrictions amid rising cases

Coronavirus: Islamabad imposes new restrictions amid rising cases

New Zealand to end Covid-19 lockdown on largest city

New Zealand to end Covid-19 lockdown on largest city

Islamabad relaxes coronavirus restrictions after decline in cases

Islamabad relaxes coronavirus restrictions after decline in cases

NCOC allows further relaxation in coronavirus SOPs across Pakistan

NCOC allows further relaxation in coronavirus SOPs across Pakistan

Australia's Perth battles bushfire amid virus lockdown

Locals said they were woken by emergency alerts in the earlier hours of Tuesday.

All primary schools, universities to reopen from today: Shafqat

All primary schools, universities to reopen from today: Shafqat

Punjab govt lifts ban to close restaurants, food points at 10 pm

Punjab govt lifts ban to close restaurants, food points at 10 pm

16 areas of Lahore put under micro smart-lockdowns amid rising Covid-19 cases

16 areas of Lahore put under micro smart-lockdowns amid rising Covid-19 cases

Educational activities in primary, elementary schools to resume from Feb 1

Educational activities in primary, elementary schools to resume from Feb 1

China triumphant one year after Wuhan lockdown

China triumphant one year after Wuhan lockdown

UK plumber provides free repair work to over 2,000 families during lockdown

UK plumber provides free repair work to over 2,000 families during lockdown

COVID-19 outbreak: More areas in Lahore, Gujranwala put on smart lockdown

17 localities in Lahore and three areas in Gujranwala have been sealed.

Five Peshawar neighborhoods to be placed under smart lockdown

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has reported about 63,000 coronavirus cases.

Covid-19: Twelve key milestones

Covid-19: Twelve key milestones