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Covid-19: ‘Micro-smart lockdowns’ imposed in Karachi

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Due to the emergence of at least 22 new coronavirus cases in Karachi, the Sindh government has imposed ‘micro-smart lockdowns’ in the provincial capital’s Covid-19 hotspot areas.

The move on Wednesday came after the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) expressed serious concerns over the increase in Covid-19 cases, particularly in Karachi, which accounted for nearly half of the new cases registered countrywide the previous day, reports The Express Tribune.

The NCOC said in its daily update that the country registered 747 new cases on Tuesday, out of which at least 365 cases were reported in Karachi.