Balochistan cases could rise to 1.1 million by July if lockdown not strictly enforced: DG health


QUETTA:    Balochistan’s Director General Health Saleem Abro has warned that cases in the province could rise to 1.1 million by July 11 if lockdown is not strictly enforced.
According to media reports while speaking at a press conference in Quetta, Abro said the cases could further increase to 9.5m by December. He added that the health department had recommended that a curfew be imposed in the province for 15 to 20 days to curb the spread of the virus as the rate of local transmission was rising.
Abro also said that the department had recommended that intra-district movement be stopped four days before Eid. He appealed to the people to stay at home to limit the spread of the virus.