PTI’s Kanwal Shauzab tests positive for COVID-19

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Pakistan’s Tehreek e Insaf MNA Kanwal Shauzab has tested positive for COVID-19. The politician took to twitter to announce that she and her three children are COVID-19 positive.

The party leader also mentioned the names of her children Mohamad Hamza Ali, Zahra Shauzab and Hussain Chavez while requesting prayers from friends and family.

Earlier, a number of politicians from the incumbent government also tested positive for COVID-19 including the Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Shah Mahmood Qureshi.

With a sudden spike in the new strain of COVID-19 the positivity ratio in Pakistan and especially in the province of Punjab has increased. In the last 24 hours, 991 cases were reported in Punjab alone which is the highest number of cases reported in one year.