Coronavirus plagues Pakistan as foreign minister tests COVID-19 positivenewstolive - July 4, 2020 28 0 COMMENTS
Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi confirmed that he has examined positive for the novel coronavirus, however was feeling “strong and energetic”.
In a tweet on Friday, Qureshi stated that he had a slight fever earlier on Friday and had instantly quarantined himself at residence, studies Dawn information.
“I have now tested positive for COVID-19… I feel strong and energetic. I will continue to carry on my duties from home…”
Several politicians, together with members of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), have been recognized with the virus over the previous few months as it continues to unfold in Pakistan.
Prominent political leaders who’ve contracted the virus up to now embrace National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail, PPP chief Saeed Ghani and Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid, all of whom have recovered.
In June, PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif had additionally examined positive for the virus.
Former Balochistan governor Syed Fazal Agha, PTI Punjab MPA Shaheen Raza, Sindh Minister for Human Settlements Ghulam Murtaza Baloch, MNA Munir Khan Orakzai and PTI’s Mian Jamshedud Din Kakakhel are amongst politicians who handed away after contracting the virus.
Pakistan, one of many worst hit South Asian nations, has up to now reported 221,896 COVID-19 circumstances, with 4,551 deaths.