The number of positive cases of COVID-19 are on the rise in Balochistan province due to which the government is forced to ensure implementation of guidelines of National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) to stop the spread. Spokesperson of Balochistan Government Liaqat Shahwani said on Tuesday during a press conference. He said the decision of complete lockdown will be made by NCOC however the situation is getting worse everyday. He said the Balochistan government is implementing restrictions from May 8 till May 16 across the province according to the decision of National Command Operation Center (NCOC) in order to prevent the spread of the deadly virus. In the current situation, the government is making requests to the business community and public transporters to follow the guidelines, he said. “Some people spend more time shopping who are not just playing with their lives but putting the lives of their children at risk as the cases of coronavirus are on the rise”, he said. He said, last year on the Eid days, the positive cases had increased by 3 to 4 times, the same situation can be reversed if care is not taken this year.