Gilgit Baltistan goes for complete lockdown for indefinite period due coronavirus outbreak

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Gilgit Baltistan goes for complete lockdown for indefinite period due coronavirus outbreak

ISLAMABAD - Gilgit-Baltistan goes for complete lockdown for indefinite period due coronavirus outbreak.

Gilgit-Baltistan government has decided to observe lockdown in the region for indefinite period and has appealed people to adopt preventive measures against coronavirus threat.

Advisor to Chief Minister on Information Shams Mir at a news conference in Gilgit today said para-military forces have been asked to ensure lockdown and preventive measures.

He said inter-city passenger transport service has also been suspended.

Meanwhile, number of Coronavirus cases in Gilgit-Baltistan risen to seventy one today.