Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Friday introduced that he has examined optimistic for the coronavirus illness and quarantined himself, changing 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 have now tested positive for Covid-19. By the grace of Allah, I feel strong and energetic. I will continue to carry on my duties from home. Please keep 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 is the Vice President of ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and thought of as quantity two within the authorities after Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Several Pakistani lawmakers contracted the lethal virus and a few of them have additionally died.
In June, Member of the National Assembly (MNA) Munir Khan Orakzai died, days after recovering from the coronavirus.
Eight members of the Khber Pakhunkhwa Assembly have been contaminated with the coronavirus.
National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser was additionally contaminated however recovered.
Pakistan’s coronavirus tally has crossed the 221,000-mark with greater than 4,500 deaths.