PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) .This was confirmed by PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb on her twitter. “After testing positive Maryam Nawaz has quarantined herself at her home as a precautionary measure,” she said.
She also appealed to the nation to pray for the recovery of all the patients including the PML-N vice president.Meanwhile, in the last 24 hours, Pakistan reported 44 deaths by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,015,827. The nationwide tally of fatalities had jumped to 23,133.
4,119 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Till now 10,978 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 5,860 in Sindh, 4,428 in KP, 796 in Islamabad, 618 in Azad Kashmir, 326 in Balochistan, and 127 in GB.
Furthermore 371,762 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 354,312 in Punjab, 142,400 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 86,226 in Islamabad, 29,861 in Balochistan, 23,370 in Azad Kashmir and 7,896 in Gilgit-Baltistan.