ISLAMABAD: Senior Pakistan Peoples Party leader Qamar Zaman Kaira has isolated himself after contracting covid-19.
He got his medical checkup after feeling mild symptoms such as fever and sore throat in Islamabad. He recently returned from Gilgit-Baltistan where he was participating in election campaign for his party along PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.
With the start of the second wave of coronavirus, infection cases have started to rise again in Pakistan.
Last week, Federal Maritime Affairs Minister Ali Haider Zaidi and Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) leader Aamir Liaquat Hussain along his wife Syeda Tuba Aamir were tested positive for the disease.
1,650 new cases of Coronavirus have surfaced in the country over the last twenty-four hours after the tests of 33,340. According to the latest statistics, nine more people died of virus in one day.
The figure of patients recovered from the virus has reached 318,881. There are now 18,981 active cases in the country.
The global epidemic Corona has affected 57,038,093 people worldwide and 1,262,132 people have died from the disease.
According to the details, the United States is still at the top of the list of countries affected by Coronavirus.
The number of deaths due to the Coronavirus is more than 243,000 while more than 10,288,000 cases have been reported. India ranks second in the list of countries affected by Corona, where the death toll has risen to 126,653 and more than 8,553,000 people have been diagnosed with the virus.
The total number of deaths from corona in Brazil has risen to more than 162,000, while the number of people affected has risen to more than 5,664,000.