Spokesman of Balochistan government Liaquat Shahwani has said that the lockdown has been eased keeping in view the economic difficulties. In two weeks, 59% of the cases have increased.
According to details, Balochistan government spokesman Liaquat Shahwani in a briefing to the media on coronavirus in the civil secretariat said that the death rate from coronavirus has increased to 2% and 668 new cases have been registered in a week.
Liaquat Shahwani said that traders had assured implementation of SOPs but traders are no longer following the SOPs and people are also not cooperating. CM will take a decision to open the transport after reviewing the situation.
#بلوچستان حکومت نے پبلک ٹرانسپورٹ پہ پابندی ختم کرنے کے متعلق ابھی تک کوئی فیصلہ نہیں کیا۔
اس بابت وزیر اعلی بلوچستان @jam_kamal مختلف اضلاع اور مجموعی صوبائی صورتحال کا جائزہ لینے کے بعد ہی کوئی فیصلہ کرینگے۔#CoronaInPakistan #CoronaWillEndSoon
— Liaquat Shahwani (@LiaquatShahwani) May 16, 2020
A spokesman for the Balochistan government also said that now smart lockdown can be implemented with a notification. Strict lockdown has increased.
He said that Coronavirus is spreading more at the local level, the government has decided to celebrate Eid with simplicity, Eid fairs etc.
Balochistan government spokesman Liaquat Shahwani further said that the people are requested to take precautionary measures with a sense of responsibility. He added that More than 1.3 million families in the province have been affected by the lockdown.