Pakistan’s Information Technology and Telecommunications Minister Syed Aminul Haq was examined optimistic for the coronavirus on Tuesday.
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Pakistan’s Information Technology and Telecommunications Minister Syed Aminul Haq was examined optimistic for the coronavirus on Tuesday, becoming a member of a protracted listing of politicians who’ve examined optimistic for the virus that has killed 2,839 folks within the nation.
Haq confirmed that he had been affected by persistent fever for the previous one week which had become typhoid, Geo News reported.
The Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief, who was appointed as Minister for IT and Telecommunications on April 6, 2020, stated that as quickly as he turned conscious that he was contaminated with the coronavirus, he remoted himself.
The variety of COVID-19 instances is growing quickly within the nation and to this point, a number of lawmakers have been contaminated with the virus.
At least 4 lawmakers, together with a provincial minister, have died resulting from coronavirus in Pakistan.
On Monday, Sindh’s Minister For Women Development Syeda Shehla Raza was examined optimistic for the coronavirus. The 56-year-old chief has gone into isolation at her residence.
Last week, former prime ministers Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Yusuf Raza Gilani examined optimistic for the coronavirus.
Shehbaz Sharif, chief of the Opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), was examined optimistic for the coronavirus on Thursday after he appeared earlier than the NAB in a cash laundering case.
Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad, PML-N leaders Ahsan Iqbal and Marriyum Aurangzeb had additionally examined optimistic for the virus.
Pakistan’s Covid-19 instances reached 148,919 after 4,443 new infections had been detected, whereas 111 extra folks have succumbed to the coronavirus, pushing the demise toll to 2,839, the well being ministry stated on Tuesday.