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Gwadar to go under 'complete lockdown' for 15 days starting July 25

Geo TV Pakistan Web Desk July 24, 2021 Only those fishermen who are vaccinated will be allowed to enter the sea for fishing Share Next Story >>> A Reuters image of the Gwadar Port. The Deputy Commissioner of Gwadar on Friday said he is imposing Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure and placing all four tehsils of the district under a "complete lockdown" for 15 days, starting Sunday, July 25. According to a notice by the deputy commissioner, the decision was made "in wake of the spread of the fourth wave of COVID-19 in district Gwadar". The notice said that in this period, all shops, hotels and restaurants will remain closed, with the exception of a few shops that fall under essential services. Dine out and takeaway is allowed, subject to standard operating procedures mandated by the government. Even for shops that are exempt from shut down restrictions, only visitors that are vaccinated and masked are allowed, provided they maintain social distancin