A high level meeting chaired by Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan reviewed issues related to corona virus and the need for corona virus medical equipment in hospitals besides other important issues by officials of Balochistan Command and Operations Center and relevant departments. The meeting was briefed on the overall situation. Parliamentary Secretary for Health Dr. Rababa Baledi Additional Chief Secretary Home Secretary Home Secretary Health Secretary S & GAD Secretary Food DG Health DGPDMA also attended the meeting. That the local spread of coronavirus in the province the death toll from the virus is 37 while 454 people have recovered. At present, Sheikh Zayed Hospital has 20, Fatima Jinnah Hospital has 18, while self-isolation has 2163 people. The province has 149 doctors and 47. Infected with H5N1 virus

The meeting decided not to carry out unnecessary testing. The meeting was informed that 4 more testing machines and 60,000 kits will be available after Eid. The ongoing process of procurement of medicines will be completed immediately after Eid while the contract of microbiologist will be completed. Recruitment is in progress. The meeting was informed that ventilator and ICU beds are being procured in three hospitals in Quetta. The meeting expressed reservations over opening of road transport and rail transport and agreed that SO Corona virus could spread to villages if transport opens without PEZ It was decided not to open road transport and appealed to the people not to travel and said that people of Quetta should not go out of the city and people from outside should not come to Quetta as the effects of the virus are more prevalent in Quetta. The meeting also appealed to the people to celebrate Eid with simplicity and it was decided that there would be a complete ban on Eid festivals. The meeting also decided to increase the number of Eid venues which would reduce the rush. Will be done

The meeting also reviewed the wheat procurement process and decided to take stern action against the wheat stockists. In addition, the Information Department was directed to launch an awareness campaign in local languages ‚Äč‚Äčagainst traveling in public.