President Arif Alvi again tests positive for COVID-19 

President Arif Alvi again tests positive for COVID-19 

Islamabad (Web Desk): President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday said that he has again tested positive for the COVID-19.

“I have tested +ive for Covid again. Had a sore throat since 4-5 days & was getting better. Felt mildly feverish for a few hours two nights ago. No other symptoms,” President Alvi said in a twitter post.

The President in his tweet also urged the people and friends to resume precautions and follow the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

The president earlier tested positive for COVID-19 in March 2021.

On the other hand, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 1,299,848 on Thursday after 1,085 new cases surfaced in the country during the last 24 hours.

This is the highest number of infections reported in a single day in the country in nearly three months.

As per the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) data, 46, 585 tests were conducted in last 24 hours while positivity ratio remained 2.32%.

According to the government's COVID-19 portal, the death toll related to coronavirus has reached to 28,955 with 5 fatalities reported during the last 24 hours.

Over the last twenty four hours, total number of recovered COVID-19 patients across the country reached 1,257,847 after another 247 virus recoveries were reported.