Eight officials at National Bank Quetta contracted coronavirus: HD officials

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Quetta:   (Parliament Times)    The Baluchistan health department on Wednesday confirmed that eight staff members of the state owned bank (National Bank) have contracted coronavirus.

The Health department official said that the coronavirus tests of the staff members of the National Bank were conducted yesterday. Earlier, top rank bureaucrats including Secretary, additional secretary and drug inspector have tested positive for the Covid-19.

Divulging the details the Health Department made shocking revelations about the coronavirus saying that over 100 doctors, nursing and paramedics have been tested positive for the novel corona.

On the other hand 31 people have died due to the coronavirus during the past 24 hours.

According to fresh updates issued by National Command and Operation Center Nationwide death toll has climbed to 737, whereas confirmed cases of coronavirus jumped past 34, 336. The report further said that there were nearly 25 000 corona patients under treatment in different health facilities.

It is worth to mention here that last month FBR had confessed that 14 employees of its region tax office have tested positive for corona following which RTP Quetta was closed for indefinite time.