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CM Buzdar contracts coronavirus

CM Buzdar contracts coronavirus
December 21, 2020

LAHOE (92 News) - Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Usman Buzdar has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The chief minister is self-isolating at CM House, said in a statement on Monday. He has suspended all his work engagements and has been advised by his doctors to rest.

He had chaired many meetings in the last one week.

Many politicians such as PTI’s Asad Umar and Shah Mehmood Qureshi, PPP’s Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Saeed Ghani, and Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah have been diagnosed with the virus, which has claimed over 9,000 lives in Pakistan.

Pakistan is currently battling a second wave of the coronavirus and has reported 458,968 cases so far.

As many as 1,792 new coronavirus cases and sixty-two deaths were reported during the last 24 hours on monday.

According to the latest statistics, the contagion claimed lives of 62 more people during the last 24 hours.

The figure of patients recovered from the virus has reached 409,085. There are now 40,491 active cases in the country.