Chief Minister rejects rumors about lock down in Sindh

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

15th Mar, 2020. 10:49 am
Murad Ali Shah

Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah has rejected rumors about lock down in Sindh due to coronavirus outbreak.

In a statement, the CM said some elements doing propaganda to gather ration, however, there is no reality in news that province put on lock down.

CM Murad further assured to launch action under cyber crime act against those spreading panic among the people.

It is pertinent to mention that number of confirmed cases in Pakistan of COVID-19 has risen to 31 as of Saturday after three new cases were reported; one from Islamabad and two from Karachi.

Karachi the worst affected city so far, with 17 of the total confirmed cases.

Remaining, five cases reported in Gilgit-Baltistan and one case reported each in Hyderabad and Quetta.

Seven other cases reported at the Taftan border on Friday.

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