Governor Sindh Imran Ismail tested positive for coronavirus

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Governor Sindh Imran Ismail tested positive for coronavirus

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Imran Ismail has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The Governor Sindh took to the twitter to make the announcement saying, “I have just been tested Covid 19 positive, Allah Kareem inshallah will fight it out.”
He further said, “@ImranKhanPTI thought us to fight out the most difficult in life and I believe this is nothing against what we r prepared for. May Allah give strength to fight this Pandemic Inshallah.”
On the other hand, Pakistan has reported 292 deaths from novel coronavirus while the total number of cases has surged to 13,915.
According to details, 5,526 patients have been tested positive for the epidemic in Punjab, 4,996 in Sindh, 1,984 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 781 in Balochistan, 318 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 245 in Islamabad and 65 in Azad Kashmir.
So far, 3,029 patients have recovered in the country.
Addressing a press conference on Monday, representatives of the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) had also called for a strict enforcement of the lockdown to prevent congregations of all kinds to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
The representatives of the PMA including President Dr Abdul Wahid Abbasi, Dr Muhammad Usaman Mako, Dr Zulifqar Soomro. Dr Iftikhar Shah, called upon the government to involve (in its task force) health experts from public sector medical universities/hospitals and organisations of doctors actively fighting the deadly virus.
“We kept quiet and were avoiding to give our opinion as government was taking steps to save the country from deadly effects of coronavirus, but now the cases are in thousands which is alarming,” they said.
Highlighting the gaps in the government strategy on Covid-19 and sharing suggestions, they said and added the government must reflect why the numbers of coronavirus cases were growing despite the lockdown.

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