Federal Minister Hammad Azhar contracts coronavirus

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ISLAMABAD – Federal Minister for Industries and Production, Hammad Azhar, tested positive for novel coronavirus.

Azhar announced it on twitter writing, “I have tested positive for Covid-19 and self isolating at home. Requesting everyone for prayers”.

Politicians and other people have prayed for Azhar’s speedy recovery from COVID-19.

Twenty-six more people died of COVID-19 over the last twenty-four hours, taking the country’s toll to 11,683.

According to National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 1,615 new cases of coronavirus surfaced after the tests of 34,785 people were conducted.

501,252 people have so far recovered from the infection.