Minister of State for Narcotic Control Shehryar Afridi has tested positive for COVID-19, joining a long list of lawmakers to contract the coronavirus in Pakistan.
Federal Minister made the announcement of the latest development on Saturday and says that he has isolated himself at home.
In a tweet, he said, “I have tested positive of COVID-19 and have isolated myself at home as per advice by medics. I need prayers and blessings. May Allah almighty help save all my countrymen from the pandemic under my PM Imran Khan”.
I have tested positive of #COVID19 & hv isolated myself at home as per advice by medics.— Shehryar Afridi (@ShehryarAfridi1) May 29, 2020
I need prayers & blessings. May Allah almighty help save all my countrymen from the pandemic under my PM @ImranKhanPTI
As reported earlier, a number of Pakistani politicians, including, ANP’s Ghulam Ahmad Bilour, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail, Sindh education minister Saeed Ghani, National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser, and Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari had tested positive for coronavirus, after which they went into self-isolation and recovered.