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  • Shahwani says authorities will take strict motion in opposition to violation of ban.
  • He says the speed of coronavirus circumstances had elevated amongst girls.
  • Pakistanis in Afghanistan and Iran can return residence, he says.

QUETTA: Balochistan authorities spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani mentioned Monday the province has imposed a ban on all kinds of congregations in mild of the growing variety of coronavirus circumstances.

The spokesperson, talking to the media, mentioned the variety of coronavirus circumstances and deaths within the province have quadrupled — forcing the federal government to impose a ban on every kind of gatherings.

Whereas saying the ban, the spokesperson mentioned the federal government would take strict motion in opposition to the folks violating the ban.

Shedding mild on the severity of the state of affairs, Shahwani mentioned the speed of coronavirus circumstances had elevated amongst girls. 

“The movement of people on Balochistan’s border is being restricted,” he mentioned.

The commissioners have been directed to make oxygen cylinders accessible within the divisions, the spokesperson mentioned.

Pakistanis in Afghanistan and Iran can return residence, however they are going to be examined for coronavirus upon arrival, he added.

In the meantime, taking on the presser, DIG Quetta mentioned the Youm-e-Ali processions wouldn’t be allowed to happen.

NCOC bans Youm-e-Ali processions

The Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), two days in the past, imposed a ban on Youm-e-Ali processions whereas it mentioned majalis could be permitted beneath strict SOPs that are already in place for Ramadan.

“Keeping in view the risk factor due to the ongoing surge in COVID-19 spread across the country and particularly in major urban centres, it was decided to ban all sort of processions while holding of Majalis has been permitted under strict COVID SOPs which are already in place for Ramazan ul Mubarik,” learn an NCOC assertion.

The discussion board emphasised the necessity to interact spiritual students and group leaders at provincial and district ranges for the implementation of those choices.

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The final time the nation reported under 100 deaths was on April 25 when 70 folks succumbed to the virus nationwide.

Based on the most recent information offered by the NCOC, 4,213 folks examined constructive for COVID-19 when 45,954 checks had been performed prior to now 24 hours throughout the nation.

The positivity price of coronavirus circumstances stands at 9.16% with whole circumstances at 834,146.

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