Decision taken because of increasing COVID-19 cases
The Balochistan government has extended the lockdown imposed across the province until April 21.
The order was issued by the provincial home department on Tuesday. The decision was taking in view of the increasing number of the coronavirus cases in the province.
The department said that the disease may cause “devastating consequences, illness and deaths”.
According to a notification issued by the government, all public gatherings, inter-city and inter-province travel and religious gatherings will remain banned. Strict action will be taken against violators, it added.
Balochistan has reported 202 COVID-19 cases so far. One person in the province has died from the virus.