PESHAWAR: Soon after his brother died of coronavirus, Awami National Party (ANP) Central General Secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain has also tested positive for the viral infection.
Iftikhar Hussain has isolated himself and is staying at a quarantine centre for now. He attended funeral prayer of his brother, however, he was brought home after his health condition deteriorated. His condition is quite better now, nevertheless, he would stay at the quarantine centre until he fully recovers.
ANP leaders have requested party workers to pray for Iftikhar Hussain. They have requested people to refrain from visiting his house for offering condolence viewing the pandemic situation.
Iftikhar Hussain’s brother, Mian Sureer was admitted to Hayatabad Medical Complex for treatment of COVID-19. He passed away after his condition deteriorated. He was buried under the SoPs of coronavirus in his ancestral area.