ISLAMABAD- Pakistan’s Health Minister Zafar Mirza, a tested positive today for the novel coronavirus. He made the announcement on Twitter.
A number of highest officials have tested positive for a pandemic in Pakistan, including Foreign Minister Mahmood Qureshi, the speaker of the lower house of parliament, Asad Quaiser, and the minister of Railways Sheikh Raseed.
Over the past 24 hours, Pakistan has recorded 3,760 new cases, and the recovery patients toll 4,735 with 65 deaths.
Pakistan has reported total tally of 231,813 cases and deaths toll rises to 4,762, and recoveries to 129,830 cases.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has not imposed a stringent lockdown but ordering people to maintain social distance, wearing mask.
Thus, the government has sealed the large number of markets where community transmission had been discovered.
Epidemiologists warned that the risk of corona in Pakistan would increase in the coming weeks and months.