Infection rate in the province on the rise
The Balochistan government has announced new restrictions after the number of coronavirus cases in the province rose.
People have been instructed to wear masks at all times when out in public and practise social distancing. Here are other SOPs announced by the government:
The new directives will remain in force till July 31, according to a notification issued by the home department.
On Friday, the government imposed a smart lockdown in Gwadar.
Earlier, Federal Planning Minister Asad Umar revealed that Pakistan may be heading towards the fourth wave of the deadly virus. Poor SOP compliance and rapid spread of Delta and Alpha variants have increased the infections across the country, he pointed out.
Pakistan reported 35 deaths and 1,828 new covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The infection rate in the country has increased 3.79%.