GILGIT: With seven new instances, the tally of coronavirus sufferers climbed to 91 in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) on Thursday amidst lockdown that entered its 4th day.
“Seven more people tested positive in G-B and one of them is said to be in critical condition,” adviser to G-B Chief Minister on info Shams Mir instructed a information convention at Gilgit Press Membership.
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“They are all local transmissions and belonged to Baltistan,” the adviser mentioned, including that two sufferers have additionally recovered.
Of whole 633 instances despatched to varied laboratories for check, outcomes of 322 instances are nonetheless awaited.
He mentioned G-B would set up a 45-bed hospital to deal with Covid-19 sufferers within the regional headquarter of Gilgit.
In the meantime, lockdown continued within the area with police and G-B scouts patrolling roads.