Sumsam Bukhari tests positive for coronavirus

By: News Desk      Published: 12:18 PM, 12 Nov, 2020
Sumsam Bukhari tests positive for coronavirus

Punjab Minister for Consolidation of Holding Syed Sumsam Ali Shah Bukhari contracted COVID-19 on Thursday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

The minister has put himself into quarantine at his home. However, Sumsam Ali Bukhari was in great spirits saying he was feeling much better.

Pakistan experienced one of the deadliest days in recent months as the coronavirus claimed another 34 lives during the past 24 hours (Wednesday) after which the death toll climbed to 7,055, showed the latest data released by National Command and Operation Centre on Thursday morning

With the overall number of coronavirus cases reaching 349,992, the region-wise distribution of the infections is given as: Sindh 152,072, Punjab 108,221 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 41,258, Islamabad 22,765, Balochistan 16,226, Azad Kashmir 5,041 and Gilgit-Baltistan 4,409.