Islamabad Mayor Sheikh Anser Aziz has contracted the novel coronavirus.
The mayor reported the news in a Twitter post-Thursday night. The Mayor has gone into self-isolation at his home, according to the Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad.
Aziz has been in the media lately over his fued with the government.
He was suspended for 90 days by the federal government in May but had to withdraw his decision soon after as Aziz challenged his court suspension.
After the Islamabad High Court overturned the decision of the Government, Aziz was then reinstated as the mayor.
He is facing corruption charges in a bid for an intercity bus terminal.