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Pak Foreign Minister Qureshi Tests COVID-19 Positive

Islamabad: Pakistan Overseas Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was shifted to a navy hospital in Rawalpindi on Saturday, a day after he examined optimistic for the coronavirus and went into self-isolation.

Qureshi on Friday introduced that he had examined optimistic for the coronavirus, becoming a member of an extended checklist of Pakistani lawmakers who’ve contracted the lethal virus.

“I’ve now examined optimistic for Covid-19. By the grace of Allah, I really feel sturdy and energetic. I’ll proceed to hold on my duties from residence. Please maintain me in your prayers, he mentioned in a tweet.

Qureshi has been moved to Mixed Navy Hospital in Rawalpindi, the Geo Information reported on Saturday, citing sources.

Two weeks in the past, Muttahida Qaumi Motion Pakistan (MQM-P) chief and Federal Minister for Info Expertise and Telecommunications Syed Aminul Haq had examined optimistic for the coronavirus, whereas per week sooner than that PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb mentioned she had examined optimistic.

Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Jai Prakash, former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Minister of State for Narcotics Shehryar Afridi and PTI’s chief whip within the Nationwide Meeting Aamir Dogar have additionally been recognized with COVID-19.

In June, Member of the Nationwide Meeting (MNA) Munir Khan Orakzai died, days after recovering from the coronavirus.

Eight members of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Meeting have been contaminated with the coronavirus. Nationwide Meeting Speaker Asad Qaiser was additionally contaminated however recovered.

Pakistan reported 3,387 new coronavirus infections and 68 deaths on Saturday, taking the entire variety of instances within the nation to 225,283. The loss of life toll stands at 4,619, in line with official figures on Saturday.

(PTI)

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