ISLAMABAD: Within the wake of a surge in novel coronavirus instances within the nation, Gilgit-Baltistan has briefly suspended courtroom proceedings.
A round dated March 14 acknowledged that the chief and subordinate courts will stay closed from March 16 to April 5 on orders of the Chief Decide.
Not less than three COVID-19 instances have been confirmed within the mountainous area. An isolation ward has been arrange on the District Headquarters Hospital for the coronavirus sufferers.
It could be famous right here that Gilgit-Baltistan doesn’t have testing amenities but. The blood samples are despatched to Lahore and Islamabad for COVID-19 exams.
Pakistan confirmed its 34th case on Sunday with a brand new case rising in Islamabad.
Balochistan now has a complete of 10 confirmed instances whereas Islamabad has 4. Sindh confirmed its second domestically transmitted case, taking the tally to 17.
New COVID-19 case in Islamabad swells Pakistan’s tally to 34
Motion plan to include outbreak
On Friday, Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired assembly of the Nationwide Safety Committee (NSC) to cobble a unified method to include the outbreak.
The huddle was attended by Chief of Military Workers (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and Inter-Providers Intelligence (ISI) Director Basic Lt-Gen Faiz Hameed provincial chief ministers, prime advisors and cupboard members.
It was determined to shut borders with Iran and Afghanistan, permit solely three airports – Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore – to function worldwide flights in restricted numbers whereas different airports will see home flights, and ban public gatherings.
The Nationwide Catastrophe Administration Authority (NDMA) has been tasked to coordinate with provincial governments and lead the battle towards novel coronavirus. It was additionally determined to shut all academic establishments till April 5.
In a primary, the Pakistan Day parade on March 23 have additionally been cancelled.
(With further enter from Shabbir Mir.)