Shafqat Mehmood Federal minister of education said on Thursday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus again.
In a tweet, the minister stated, “Unfortunately, I have tested positive for coronavirus.” My symptoms are modest so far, and I am in good health. I am hoping that with rest, I will be able to recover quickly.”
Aside from that, the education minister recommended individuals take all necessary precautions, including wearing a mask at all times.
Shafqat Mehmood previously tested positive for COVID-19 in May 2021, however, this was the first time.
President Dr. Arif Alvi tested positive for the COVID-19 for the second time just a few days before that.
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Pakistan is experiencing an increase in COVID-19 infections, with the country recording 3,019 new pandemic cases in the last 24 hours, marking the largest number of new cases in nearly four months.
NCOC updates About Cases:
According to the most recent calculation released by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), a total of 49,270 samples were tested during this period, with 3,019 samples testing positive, representing a significant increase in the national positivity rate from yesterday’s 4.7 percent to 6.12 percent today.
During the previous 24 hours, five more patients have succumbed to the viral sickness, bringing the total number of people who have died from the pandemic to 28,992.