KARACHI (Dunya News) - Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi has been tested positive for coronavirus again, the minister announced through his twitter handle.
“Ladies and gentlemen, I have tested positive yet again and I am quarantining myself,” Zaidi wrote in a tweet.
“Please wear a mask and take care of yourselves,” he urged the people to take precautions.
Ladies & gentlemen— Ali Haider Zaidi (@AliHZaidiPTI) July 23, 2021
I have tested positive yet again & am quarantining myself…
Please wear a mask & take care of yourselves…
His announcement was met by well wishes from his supporters and followers.
Ali Haider Zaidi first tested positive for the novel coronavirus in November 2020.
As of today, Pakistan has reported 11 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,000,034. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 22,939.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 1,425 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Till now 10,909 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 5,785 in Sindh, 4,405 in KP, 789 in Islamabad, 608 in Azad Kashmir, 321 in Balochistan, and 122 in GB.
Furthermore, 362,182 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 351,707 in Punjab, 141,359 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 85,230 in Islamabad, 29,357 in Balochistan, 22,592 in Azad Kashmir and 7,607 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has so far conducted 15,584,899 coronavirus tests and 25,215 in the last 24 hours. 923,472 patients have recovered in the country whereas 2,525 patients are in critical condition.