COVID-19 spread likely to rise in Balochistan: Langove

Published on – May 23, 2020 – 1:25 am

QUETTA: Provincial Minister for Home and Tribal Affairs Meer Zia Langove has said, spread of contagious Coronavirus likely to be risen in Balochistan during smart-lockdown hence masses have to ensure implementation on safety precautions.

“Customers and shop owners should maintain social-distancing and implementation on SOPs because citizens in civilized societies have been protecting themselves and others from being infected with Coronavirus.” Zia Langove said in a statement on Friday.

However the Minister predicted rise in active cases of Coronavirus in Balochistan during smart-lockdown as a large number of citizens busy in shopping without masks and gloves, “Provincial Government eased province-wide lockdown in a wake of economic woes of a large segment of our society but COVID-19 still existing in our environment and might positive cases might rise.” Zia Langove said urged citizens to remain more careful than previous spate of virus outbreak.

He further corroborated that following poverty ration in Balochistan we can’t impose complete lockdown because the decision might trigger strive thus being an educated society we must have to act against Coronavirus with safety precautions.

The Minister stressed upon traders to ensure implementation on decided Standard Operating Procedures while doing business because the administration has clear directions to take strict action over violation of SOPs.