Maryam Aurangzeb tests positive for COVID-19

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Maryam Aurangzeb, along with her mother Tahira Aurangzeb has been diagnosed with COVID-19 coronavirus.

According to sources, the outspoken PML-N leader and member national assembly (MNA) Maryam Aurangzeb had tested positive for coronavirus along with her mother Tahira Aurangzeb.

The two have registered no symptoms of coronavirus, however, they have gone into self-isolation for 14 days, as per the recommendation of doctors.

Prior to this, PML-N leader and ex-prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, on Monday, had announced that he had been diagnosed with coronavirus, followed by federal minister of Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, who also revealed that he had also been affected by the novel virus.

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Speaking at a talk show of a private news channel, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had stated that said that he contracted coronavirus due to carelessness and his own negligence. He revealed that he had travelled to Lahore with Tariq Fazal Chaudhry, who has also tested positive for the virus.

It is to be noted that Pakistan’s coronavirus tally, on Monday, surpassed the grim 100,000 mark. Prime Minister Imran Khan, on Monday, urged the public to strictly abide by the social distancing measures and preventive guidelines and SOPs, he warned that coronavirus will reach its peaks at the end of July or early weeks of August.