Balochistan Govt Extends Lockdown Till May 19

Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

05th May, 2020. 03:44 pm
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The government of  Balochistan has extended the ongoing lockdown for 15 more days. Keeping in view, the increasing numbers of Coronavirus cases across the province. The Coronavirus is spreading at an alarming rate in the province, effective measures such as social distancing and isolation should be practiced to cut down the pandemic.

Liaquat Shahwani, Balochistan government Spokesperson officially announced the extension in lockdown until May 19.

Balochistan CM Jam Kamal said in presser that the number of cases in the province are increasing. Lockdown restrictions could only be eased if people cooperated with the government.

“Our testing capacity is improving so we’re conducting more tests,” Kamal had added. Weeks delay in Coronavirus test reports making it difficult to count the cases at the real time. Delay in test results has raised serious questions about the performance of Balochistan Health Department. Meanwhile, 2,351 people are currently waiting for their results in the province.

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