Former Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has contracted with the coronavirus. The results of his corona test positive were found on Monday. Besides, the country’s railway minister Sheikh Rashid has also been reported to be infected with the coronavirus.
Pakistani media Dawn has confirmed the news. Miriam Aurangzeb, a spokeswoman for the political party PML-N, said Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had contracted the coronavirus and was in-home quarantine.
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is the Vice President of PML-N. Top leader of the party Shahbaz Sharif wished him a speedy recovery.
On Monday, Pakistan’s Railway Ministry said in a statement that Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid had contracted the coronavirus. However, he did not show any symptoms. He is now in isolation and following the advice given by the doctors. Later, Sheikh Rashid also confirmed the news of his attack on his Twitter account.
Several Pakistani politicians have been infected with the coronavirus. Among them are some members of the ruling party PTI. So far, more than one lakh people in Pakistan have been infected with the coronavirus. He was first diagnosed with coronavirus on February 26 in Pakistan.