Shirin Mazari tests positive for Covid-19

By: News Desk      Published: 06:14 PM, 10 Jan, 2022
Shirin Mazari tests positive for Covid-19

Federal Minister for Human Rights Shirin Mazari has tested positive for coronavirus, reported 24NewsHD TV on Monday.

Sources said that Federal Minister Shirin Mazari quarantined herself after she had contracted the coronavirus test came positive.

Earlier, President Dr Arif Alvi has also tested positive for coronavirus for the second time and he has quarantined himself. 

On the other side, The daily coronavirus toll in Pakistan continues to rise as the country reported the highest number of new coronavirus cases in three and a half months during the last 24 hours (Sunday), showed the data released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Monday morning.

After Oct 02, it was the first time that Pakistan reported 1500 plus new coronavirus cases in a day.

According to the statistics released by NCOC, the country registered 1,649 new coronavirus cases along with three virus-related deaths.

After the addition of three new deaths, the toll has now surged to 28,972, which represents a ratio of 2.2 per cent.

The positivity ratio of the coronavirus cases in Pakistan reaches 3.66 per cent, as 1,649 new coronavirus cases emerged in the last 24 hours after conducting 45,002 tests. It takes the total cases tally to 1,305,707.

Reporter: Haider Ali