Pakistani minister dies of COVID-19
Published: 05:15 PM, 3 June 2020 Updated: 05:15 PM, 3 June 2020
Ghulam Murtaza Baloch
Ghulam Murtaza Baloch, the Minister for Human Settlement of Pakistan’s Sindh province has died of COVID-19 on Tuesday.
He was undergoing treatment at ICU of a private hospital in Karachi. Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah confirmed the matter.
In a statement, he said: "Baloch died due to the coronavirus. He was a brave and diligent member of the PPP. It will be a difficult task to replace him."
Pakistan has recorded 80,463 coronavirus infected cases so far; of them, 1688 died and 28,923 recovered.