Sindh minister dies from coronavirus

By: News Desk      Published: 07:58 PM, 2 Jun, 2020
Sindh minister dies from coronavirus

Sindh Minister for Human Settlement and PPP leader Ghulam Murtaza Baloch died from coronavirus on Tuesday.

Baloch was shifted to intensive care unit (ICU) of a private hospital after his state of health started deteriorating. He was on the ventilator for the past few days and breathed his last today, confirmed the family members.

Baloch was elected MPA twice from the Malir constituency of Karachi. He was provincial minister for slums. PPP leaders grieved over his demise. He will be laid to rest at his native village Faqeer Muhammad Goth, Malir today at 11pm.

As the government decided to further relax the lockdown, Pakistan experienced its worst day in terms of the reported coronavirus cases after another 3,938 people tested positive for the virus during the past 24 hours (Monday).

With the addition of these latest cases, the overall number of the coronavirus-infected people in the country has now climbed to 76,398.