Jam Kamal Khan, Chief Minister of Balochistan and President of Balochistan Awami Party, has tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.
“My Covid Test has come positive,” he shared the update in a tweet, without giving any further details.
My Covid Test has come positive.— Jam Kamal Khan (@jam_kamal) October 13, 2020
CM Balochistan is the latest high-profile politician to have contracted coronavirus as the country starts imposing lockdowns in COVID-19 hotspots.
Earlier today, Balochistan CM had announced new health projects in province.
Health interventions in making new and needed infrastructure in Balochistan. pic.twitter.com/DeKjU7e5Di— Jam Kamal Khan (@jam_kamal) October 13, 2020
According to official statistics, Balochistan has so far recorded 15,541 coronavirus cases, 146 deaths, and 15,220 recoveries from the pandemic.