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Sindh Governor Imran Ismail tests positive for COVID-19

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail recently confirmed that he tested positive for Covid-19 and vowed to fight the highly contagious disease.

“I believe this is nothing against what we [are] prepared for,” the governor wrote on his official Twitter handle.

“I have just been tested Covid 19 positive, Allah Kareem inshallah will fight it out. @ImranKhanPTI thought [taught] us to fight out the most difficult in life and I believe this is nothing against what we r [are] prepared for. May Allah give strength to fight this Pandemic inshallah,” he said in a tweet.The governor became the third prominent personality in the country, who is diagnosed with Covid-19.

Earlier this month, Faisal Edhi, the chairman of Edhi Foundation, had also tested positive for Covid-19, the respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus.

Currently, the nationwide tally of Covid-19 patients stands at nearly 14,000 with 5,526 cases in Punjab, 4,957 in Sindh, 1,984 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 853 in Balochistan, 320 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 245 in Islamabad and 67 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir

The virus has claimed at least 293 lives while at least 3,029 coronavirus patients have recovered.

-MN Report

April 28, 2020

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