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Anchorperson Gharidah Farooqi tests positive for COVID-19

So far in Pakistan over 150 journalists have contracted coronavirus

Anchorperson Gharidah Farooqi quarantine at homeAnchorperson Gharidah Farooqi has already in self-quarantine at home - OyeYeah News
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Anchorperson Gharidah Farooqi has tested positive for COVID-19 and has quarantined herself at home.

The journalist shared the details on Wednesday via social media.

In a tweet, she said, “Developed coronavirus symptoms 2days back, got tested promptly &it came positive. Already in self-quarantine at home. The disease is real & it is no shame to contract it, report it, treat it rightly. Let’s keep others safe. Let’s all stay safe& fight it out IA.Prayers needed by u all”.

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She is not the first journalist to have contracted coronavirus.

Reportedly, in Pakistan, 6 media persons have already died of the novel coronavirus and more than 150 others have contracted the deadly infection.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.