Pakistan Foreign Minister SM Qureshi (File photo)
Pakistan Foreign Minister SM Qureshi (File photo)

Pak Foreign Minister moved to Military Hospital after tested positive for COVID-19

ANI | Updated: Jul 04, 2020 20:11 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 4 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister SM Qureshi, who on Friday announced that he has tested positive for coronavirus, was moved to military hospital in Rawalpindi, according to media reports.
Geo News citing sources, reported that Qureshi has been moved to military hospital in Rawalpindi.
The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan have risen to 2,25,283 while the fatalities related to the deadly virus in the country stand at 4,619.
According to latest figures available on Dawn, 125,094 people have recovered. So far Sindh has reported 90,721 cases of coronavirus while 80,297 cases have been recorded in Punjab so far.
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had on Friday announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and said he will carry on his duties from home.
"This afternoon, I felt a slight fever and immediately quarantined myself at home. I have now tested positive for COVID-19. By the grace of Allah, I feel strong and energetic. I will continue to carry on my duties from home. Please keep me in your prayers," Qureshi said in a tweet.
According to a Dawn report several politicians, including members of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), have been diagnosed with the virus over the past few months as the infection continues to spread in Pakistan. (ANI)

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