11 union councils in Karachi's East zone sealed to contain virus' spread.

KARACHI -- The city's deputy commissioner on Saturday ordered the closure of 11 areas of the metropolis where coronavirus patients had been identified as Sindh's infected tally continues to surge.

Earlier in the day, Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah said that the province is presenting a dismal picture in terms of new coronavirus cases and death toll despite stringent lockdown measures ordered by the provincial government.

In a video message issued Saturday afternoon, Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah said the province had recorded six deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the provincial tally to 28.

The CM Sindh noted that on April 11, there were 104 positive cases reported within just a 24-hour period.

The areas being sealed include: "UC - 6 Gillani Railways, UC - 7 Dalmia, UC - Jamali Colony, UC - 9 Gulshan II, UC - 10 Pehalwan goth, UC - 12 Gulzar e Hijri, UC - 13 Safora, UC - 14 Faisal Cantt, UC - 2 Manzoor Colony, UC - 9 Jacob Line, and UC - 10...

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