PMLN MPA Shaukat Manzoor Cheema dies of COVID-19

LAHORE: PMLN lawmaker from Punjab Assembly Shakat Manzoor Cheema has died of coronavirus on Wednesday.

Shaukat Cheema was infected with the novel virus a month back and was on ventilator for past 10 days, at the Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute in Lahore where he breathed his last.

He hailed from Gujranwala and was elected from PP-51 on a PMLN ticket.

In a statement, PMLN President Shahbaz Sharif expressed grief over his unfortunate demise and condoled with his family.