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  • Mardan to go underneath a one-week lockdown from at the moment.
  • The authorities have mentioned that the lockdown interval could be prolonged if the coronavirus scenario does not ameliorate.
  • Deputy Commissioner Mardan says that the coronavirus scenario in Mardan has turn out to be alarming with a drastic improve in infections.

Amid the rising variety of coronavirus infections, Mardan will go underneath a one-week lockdown from at the moment, Jang reported on Monday.

Authorities have mentioned that the lockdown interval could be prolonged if the coronavirus scenario does not ameliorate.

Earlier, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Well being Secretary Syed Imtiaz Hussain Shah had mentioned that the choice to impose a lockdown could be reconsidered if the speed of coronavirus circumstances in Mardan and Decrease Dir didn’t lower.

Learn extra: With 4,825 new infections, Pakistan’s coronavirus tally crosses 800,000 mark

In the meantime, Deputy Commissioner Mardan Habibullah Arif mentioned that the coronavirus scenario in Mardan has turn out to be alarming with a drastic improve in infections.

“People are not following the coronavirus protocols, most people are not even wearing masks,” he mentioned.

Pakistan reported 70 extra deaths, taking the nationwide COVID-19 demise toll to 17,187, whereas over 4,800 new infections have been reported throughout the nation on Monday.

As per the official knowledge, 50,161 checks had been performed within the final 24 hours, from which 4,825 checks returned optimistic.

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