Pakistan International Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Friday introduced that he has examined optimistic for the coronavirus illness and quarantined himself, turning into the newest senior politician within the nation to be hit by the lethal virus.
Taking to Twitter, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief stated that this afternoon, he felt a slight fever and instantly quarantined himself at house.
“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 house. Please hold me in your prayers,” he stated in a tweet.
Mr Qureshi is the senior most functionary of the federal government to be contaminated with the virus.
He’s the Vice President of ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and regarded as quantity two within the authorities after Prime Minister Imran Khan.
A number of Pakistani lawmakers contracted the lethal virus and a few of them have additionally died.
In June, Member of the Nationwide Meeting (MNA) Munir Khan Orakzai died, days after recovering from the coronavirus.
Eight members of the Khber Pakhunkhwa Meeting have been contaminated with the coronavirus.
Nationwide Meeting Speaker Asad Qaiser was additionally contaminated however recovered.
Pakistan’s coronavirus tally has crossed the 221,000-mark with greater than four,500 deaths.