“We consider the public health risk to be low and people in and around Hamilton should not be alarmed,” Director of Public Health Caroline McElnay said.
The provincial authorities have taken back powers to run the quarantine facility from the health department.
Adeel added that 58 more people were shifted to the quarantine facility today from Balochistan's Taftan.
The deceased man was waiting for the his COVID-19 report for eight days which resulted negative later in the day.
The commissioner said the people were tested again after completion of 14 days time period of quarantine and were tested negative.
The persons will be allowed to leave for their homes after final approval from the doctors.
Pakistan Railways’ Karachi Division has turned a passenger train into quarantine facility for COVID-19 patients as a major step to fight the pandemic.
The pilgrims who were quarantined broke out of the wards and are currently out on the streets among scores of individuals.
The move comes after Pakistan witnessed an increase in the coronavirus cases.
Assistant Commissioner of the area has said that 724 quarantine tents have been established at the border, which will be enhanced to 1000 tents.