Senior TV actor and comedian Mirza Shahi is reportedly in critical condition and has been moved onto a ventilator as he battles the novel coronavirus.
The news of Shahi being hospitalised was first circulated by actor Yasir Nawaz via an Instgaram post on Wednesday.
The actor’s nephew Muhammad Hassan Shahi said that Mirza Shahi has been hospitalized for the past two days.
“He was shifted onto a ventilator early Wednesday after he developed complications related to the coronavirus,”said Hassan. “His oxygen levels were dropping.”
He said the actor’s wife and daughter have also tested positive for the virus and they are currently in quarantine.