Pakistan’s former PM Yusuf Raza Gilani tests COVID-19 positive
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani on Saturday tested positive for coronavirus reportedly after attending a hearing of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in a corruption case
“Thanks to PM Imran Khan’s government and NAB, you put my father’s life in danger,” Gilani’s son Qasim Gilani was quoted as saying.
PPP Parliamentary Leader Sherry Rehman took to Twitter and prayed for Gilani’s recovery.
She wrote, “So sorry to hear that YRG has tested positive. He has been exposed in all those NAB hearings. Hope and pray he recovers soon.”
Earlier, former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi also tested COVID-19 positive after his visit to Muzaffarabad city of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) where Pakistan has been sending its corona positive patients.
Taking to his official Twitter handle, the 40-year-old informed that he had not been feeling well since Thursday (June 11) and unfortunately he has been diagnosed with the COVID-19.
Afridi further asked his fans to pray for his speedy recovery.
According to the Pakistan government’s COVID-19 data, there are 1, 32,405 coronavirus patients in the country while around 2,551 have succumbed to the virus.
There were 6,472 new confirmed infections and 88 COVID-19 deaths in Pakistan in the last 24 hours.