COVID-19: Cases rise to 757 across Pakistan, Balochistan’s tally reaches 108
Prime Minister Imran Khan appeals for self-quarantine
Cases of coronavirus have risen to 757 across the country, with most of the cases confirmed by Sindh province on Sunday. Cases in Balochistan rises to 108, according to statistics shared by the provincial directorate of health. Earlier, Balochistan had confirmed 104 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Sindh has confirmed 333, Punjab has seen a surge in cases and confirmed 222 so far. Similarly, Islamabad has confirmed 11, KPK 31 and AJK 56.
The Balochistan government has given special powers to deputy commissioners across the province under the constitution to deal with the deadly coronavirus in their respective districts.
The government had ordered a partial lockdown of Quetta city to contain the deadly virus. However, the traders’ community had given a call of the strike to comply with the government’s instructions. On Sunday, a complete shutter down strike was observed in Quetta in this regard.