Lahore: PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) on Wednesday.
This was confirmed by PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb on his twitter. “After testing positive Maryam Nawaz has quarantined herself at his home as a precautionary measure,” she said.
She also called on all patients across the country, including the vice president of PML-N, to recover.
In the past 24 hours, Pakistan has reported 44 deaths from the novel coronavirus, and the number of positive cases has soared to 1,015,827. The national death toll has jumped to 23,133.
In the past 24 hours, 4,119 people have tested positive for COVID-19. In terms of death toll, Punjab province remains the most affected province, followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
So far, 10,978 people have died from the epidemic in Punjab, 5,860 in Sindh, 4,428 in KP, 796 in Islamabad, 618 in Azad Kashmir, 326 in Balochistan, and 127 in the United Kingdom.
In addition, Sindh has confirmed 371,762 cases of coronavirus, 354,312 in Punjab, 142,400 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 86,226 in Islamabad, 29,861 in Balochistan, 23,370 in Azad Kashmir and Gir 7,896 in Gitstan Province.