Karachi (Web Desk): Bakhtawar Bhutto-Zardari, daughter of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto and ex-president Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday announced that she has tested positive for coronavirus.
In a post on Twitter she wrote, “I tested positive for Covid19 on April 2nd – isolating and recovering. Just a reminder to keep being cautious, call people out if their masks don’t cover their nose, get vaccinated & help those less fortunate to get vaccinated too. May Allah keep us all safe. Aameen.”
I tested positive for Covid19 on April 2nd - isolating and recovering????. Just a reminder to keep being cautious, call people out if their masks don’t cover their nose, get vaccinated & help those less fortunate to get vaccinated too. May Allah keep us all safe. Aameen— Bakhtawar B-Zardari (@BakhtawarBZ) April 7, 2021
It is pertinent to mention that Bakhtawar’s brother and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had also contracted coronavirus in November 2020.
Meanwhile, Pakistan's COVID-19 death toll crossed the 15,000 mark on Wednesday, according to the data shared by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 700,188 after 4,004 new coronavirus cases surfaced in the country during the last 24 hours.
According to the government's COVID-19 portal, the death toll related to coronavirus has reached to 15,026 with 102 fatalities reported during the last 24 hours.
Over the last twenty four hours, total number of recovered COVID-19 patients reached 620,789 after another 2,631 virus recoveries were reported across the country.