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Pakistan Health Minister Zafar Mirza tests Covid-19 positive.

06/07/2020

New Delhi, July 6 (HS) After Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, now Pakistan Health Minister Zafar Mirza has tested positive for Corona.

Taking to his official Twitter handle Mirza shared, “I have tested positive for COVID-19. Under med advice I have isolated myself at home & taking all precautions. I have mild symptoms. Please keep me in your kind prayers. Colleagues, keep up the good work! You are making a big difference & I am proud of you.”

Several Pakistani lawmakers have contracted the deadly virus till now and some of them have also 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 infected with the coronavirus. National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser was also infected but recovered. Pakistan has so far reported over 231,000 cases with 3,344 new infections, 131,649 recoveries and  4,762 deaths.

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