Number of coronavirus cases have reduced by 90 per cent in an area of the federal capital which was sealed on March 13, it was revealed by Islamabad Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqat. “Around 100 cases were being reported daily from Sector G-9, but after enforcement of smart lockdown the number of cases has reduced to 8-9 per day.” he told the media.
Punjab government has tightened the smart lockdown changing timings of all markets, shopping malls and shops in the province as the Eid holidays come to an end. Confectionery shops will be allowed to remain open from 9am to 7pm. From May 27, malls and markets will resume their previous timings of 9am to 5pm. Only medical stores will be allowed to remain open round the clock.