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Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi tested positive for Coronavirus

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases continue to rise in Pakistan, and now the Country’s top leadership have also been infected by the novel virus, reports DND News Agency.

So far, a total of 103,671 people have been diagnosed with the Coronavirus in Pakistan while 2,067 have succumbed to the disease.

The Pakistan Railways Spokesperson told media that the Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has quarantined himself at his home for the next 14 days.

The Spokesman said that Sheikh Rasheed is yet asymptomatic and he would go through another test for COVID-19 after 7 days.

The former Prime Minister and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Shah Khaqan Abbassi has also been tested positive and now in a quarantine at his home.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi - The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases continue to rise in Pakistan, and now the Country’s top leadership including the Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, the Railway Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, and the former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi have also been infected by the novel virus. So far, a total of 103,671 people have been diagnosed with the Coronavirus in Pakistan while 2,067 have succumbed to the disease. The Pakistan Railways Spokesperson told media that Sheikh Rasheed has quarantined himself at his home for next 14 days. The Spokesman said that Sheikh Rasheed is yet asymptomatic and he would go through another test for COVID-19 after 7 days. The former Prime Minister and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Shah Khaqan Abbassi has also been tested positive and now in a quarantine at his home. Sources said that the Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mahmood Qureshi, who has also been tested positive, had attended a dinner on Saturday hosted by the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) lawmaker in the National Assembly from Karachi Jai Prakash who himself had tested positive on Sunday for the virus. Besides, the PTI’s lawmaker in the Punjab assembly from Faisalabad Ali Akhtar and lawmaker from Lahore Nazir Chauhan have also been tested positive. Earlier the Sindh Minister hailing from Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Ghulam Murtaza Baloch and the PTI’s lawmaker in the Punjab Assembly Shaheen Raza had already succumbed to the virus. Whereas the Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser, the PTI’s Minister of State for Narcotics Shehryar Afridi, the PTI's Chief Whip in the National Assembly Aamir Dogar, the PPP’s Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani, the Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari, the Awami National Party’s (ANP) Ghulam Ahmad Bilour, the PPP's Sharjeel Memon, and the PML-N’s lawmaker in the Punjab Assembly Mian Naveed Ali have also contracted the Coronavirus.
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Besides, the PTI’s lawmaker in the Punjab Assembly from Faisalabad Ali Akhtar and lawmaker from Lahore Nazir Chauhan have also been tested positive.

Earlier the Sindh Minister hailing from Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Ghulam Murtaza Baloch and the PTI’s lawmaker in the Punjab Assembly Shaheen Raza had succumbed to the virus.

Whereas the Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser, the PTI’s Minister of State for Narcotics Shehryar Afridi, the PTI’s Chief Whip in the National Assembly Aamir Dogar, the PPP’s Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani, the Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari, the Awami National Party’s (ANP) Ghulam Ahmad Bilour, the PPP’s Sharjeel Memon, and the PML-N’s lawmaker in the Punjab Assembly Mian Naveed Ali have also contracted the Coronavirus.

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