Islamabad: Federal Minister of Education, Vocational Training, National Heritage and Culture Shafqat Mahmood tested positive for the coronavirus.
The Federal Minister revealed in an official tweet that he has tested positive for the virus. However, his symptoms are mild and he feels good.
On the other hand, due to the surge of positive cases to 905,852, Pakistan has reported 92 new coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours. The death toll across the country jumped to 20,400 on Tuesday.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 2,253 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths and cases followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Till now 9,839 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,936 in Sindh, 3,970 in KP, 746 in Islamabad, 532 in Azad Kashmir, 270 in Balochistan, and 107 in GB.
Furthermore 335,577 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 310,557 in Sindh, 130,187 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 80,529 in Islamabad, 24,638 in Balochistan, 18,852 in Azad Kashmir and 5,512 in Gilgit-Baltistan.