Muzaffarabad: Authorities in the Azad Jammu and Kashmir have announced to extend the coronavirus lockdown as more cases are reported from the country.
The Azad Jammu and Kashmir government has extended the lockdown till April 21 to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the region.
The news was being informed by the spokesperson of the government, Mustafa Bashir. Furthermore, a meeting will be held on the April 20 to decide whether the lockdown will be extended or removed.
He also claimed that those who have been suspected should be kept in isolations in their respective houses.
He also asserted that the doctors are being provided protective suits and other essential equipment. Moreover, the region has earlier reported three positive cases and the patients are fully recovered now. They have been sent back to their house if recovery.
In Azad Jammu and Kashmir, total 40 positive cases are being reported. Till now, the region has not reported any death so far.
Meanwhile, the confirmed coronavirus cases have rose up to 5714 across the country. Several new cases are being reported from both Sindh and Punjab.
While the country’s death toll rises to 96.