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Shahzad Akbar tests positive for coronavirus

Adviser to the Prime Minister has isolated himself at home.

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Shahzad Akbar, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Interior and Accountability, has tested positive for coronavirus.

Mirza Shahzad Akbar shared the update via a tweet on Saturday.

“I have tested covid positive and have isolated myself at home. Plz follow COVID sops and stay safe,” he said.

The development comes on Saturday when Pakistan has reported 63 COVID-related deaths and 2,512 new infections.

According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 57,077 tests were conducted across the country, while the positivity ratio remained 4.4 percent.

Earlier this month, Adviser for Commerce and Investment to Prime Minister Abdul Razak Dawood had also tested positive for coronavirus.

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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.