Spouse of Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar contracted Covid-19, a day after the CM was tested negative for the infection.
According to health department sources, the chief minister’s wife was tested positive for the virus and it is likely that Usman Buzdar would not be able to attend the main event of August 14 in the province.
Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid also confirmed the report saying that she has mild symptoms and had been quarantined at her home.
“Punjab chief minister and his staffers underwent Covid-19 tests and were tested negative for the infection,” she said.
Earlier on Wednesday, the chief minister was tested negative for Covid-19.