Full lockdown to be imposed in Islamabad from 6 pm tomorrow: DC

The Nation  |  May 06, 2021

The deputy commissioner of Islamabad on Thursday announced that a full lockdown would be imposed in the federal capital tomorrow (May 7) in a bid to curb the rising number of coronavirus infections.  

Public transport will be suspended after 6pm on Friday, May 7, the deputy commissioner said, all parks, recreational places, and commercial areas will also be closed after 6 pm, he added.

The authorities will ensure that people follow the government's mandated "Stay Home, Stay Safe" policy, the deputy commissioner added.

A day earlier, the government of Punjab had announced that it would impose a complete lockdown in the province from May 8 to May 16, owing to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases.

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