ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The number of novel coronavirus cases has risen to 803 with 147 more COVID-19 cases reported in the country over the last 24 hours.
352 cases have been surfaced in Sindh, 225 in Punjab, 108 in Balochistan, 31 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 71 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 15 in Islamabad; and one in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
So far a total of six coronavirus-related deaths
have been reported while five patients have recovered.
Meanwhile, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah
has announced that the province will go into a two-week lockdown at midnight tonight.
The province has the highest number of cases in the country and the minister had already hinted. Citizens will not be allowed to leave the house unless it is essential and the ban also extends to places of worship.
No more than two people will be allowed in a car, with the only exception being the allowance of three people for hospital-bound vehicles.
The chief minister said he took the decision after consulting all political parties and religious scholars.