SAPM on Health Dr Zafar Mirza tests positive for COVID-19

SAPM on Health Dr Zafar Mirza tests positive for COVID-19

Islamabad (Web Desk): Special Adviser to Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza has tested positive for the coronavirus.


“I have tested positive for COVID-19. Under med advice I have isolated myself at home & taking all precautions. I have mild symptoms. Please keep me in your kind prayers. Colleagues, keep up the good work! You are making a big difference & I am proud of you,” the SAPM made the announcement on Twitter.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan on Monday rose to 231,818 after about 3,344 new coronavirus cases surfaced in the country over the last twenty-four hours.

Overall, 81,963 cases were reported in Punjab, 94,528 in Sindh, 28,116 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 10,814 in Balochistan, 13,494 in Islamabad, 1,561 in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and 1,342 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).

According to the government's Covid-19 portal, the death toll related to coronavirus has reached 4,762 with 50 fatalities reported during the last 24 hours while around 131,648 patients have fully recovered from the disease.