KARACHI: Former Sindh chief minister Qaim Ali Shah has examined optimistic for the novel coronavirus, it emerged on Tuesday.
The veteran PPP chief’s prognosis was confirmed by his daughter Nafisa Shah.
Taking to Twitter, she stated,” My father, Qaim AliShah, examined optimistic for the coronavirus just a few days again.”
“He has all of the signs and is present process remedy and care at dwelling beneath the supervision of a staff of medical doctors,” she added. Nafisa Shah requested the individuals to wish for his good well being and speedy restoration.
The event takes place at a time when Sindh has been reporting a surge in coronavirus instances over the previous couple of weeks.
The provincial authorities has imposed a lockdown within the province until August eight with contemporary restrictions in place to stem the unfold of the virus.
67 succumb to COVID-19 in 24 hours
Information of the previous chief minister contracting the virus comes as Pakistan battles the fourth wave of the pandemic, reporting 67 new coronavirus deaths, elevating the nationwide tally to 23,529 on Tuesday.
About 3,582 new coronavirus instances have been recorded within the final 24 hours, in accordance with the information issued by Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on its official internet portal.
The coronavirus positivity price in Pakistan stood at 7.19% with 75,373 lively instances throughout the nation.
The NCOC information reveals that at the very least 49,798 coronavirus checks had been performed throughout the nation within the final 24 hours, out of which 3,582 got here again optimistic.
Along with this, 1,355 sufferers have recovered from the virus within the final 24 hours, bringing the entire variety of recoveries to 944,375, whereas the entire variety of instances has reached 1,043,277.