Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal talking to officials at control room regarding COVID19: Photo Courtesy CM Secretariat

By Our Staff Reporter

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal on Monday expressed concern over increasing cases of the novel coronavirus in Quetta city. During random testing of 600 people, 35 came positive in Quetta, the Chief Minister revealed. Jam Kamal visited the control room to review arrangements with regard to COVID-19.

The Chief Minister thus warned that the people violating the mask-wearing order would be taken to task. He reiterated the appeal to the masses to adopt social-distancing and stay at home during the battleĀ  against the virus.

We have informed the federal government that so far we have conducted of those who approached the health department, Jam Kamal said. Moreover, we have launched random testing in Quetta city to trace coronavirus patients, he told daily Quetta Voice reporter.

“It is matter of satisfaction that death ratio in Balochistan is less”, the Chief Minister stated. In response to a question, Jam Kamal stated that gradually, the lockdown would be tightened to contain the novel coronavirus.



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Quetta Voice is an English Daily covering all unfolding political, economic and social issues relating to Balochistan, Pakistan's largest province in terms of area. QV's main focus is on stories related to education, promotion of quality education and publishing reports about out of school children in the province. QV has also a vigilant eye on health, climate change and other key sectors.