Punjab Education Minister contracts coronavirus

By: News Desk      Published: 11:19 AM, 15 Feb, 2021
Punjab Education Minister contracts coronavirus

Punjab Education Minister Dr Murad Ras has contracted with coronavirus and has now quarantined himself, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

In a tweet, Murad Raas said: “I have tested positive for COVID-19. I would like the people that have come in contact with me in the past few days during meetings to get tested. MayAllah protect all of you.”

The coronavirus test was conducted two days ago that came back positive. He said as per the instructions of doctors he has quarantined at his home. The minister advised people that the threat of coronavirus has not yet been averted and people must take precaution.

In the last 24 hours (February 14) 435 new cases of coronavirus were reported across Punjab province. As per the National Command and Control Centre (NCOC), the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Punjab were 164,268 out of which 151,896 have been recovered successfully while 5051 people lost their lives battling the coronavirus in Punjab.