Federal Minister for Law and Justice, Barrister Farogh Naseem has tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday.
According to the details, Farogh Naseem has self-quarantined himself at his residence in Karachi after receiving his test reports.
He will continue to work from home, the spokesman of the law ministry added.
On the other hand, Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah has announced that he has recovered from novel coronavirus.
Taking to Twitter, Murad Ali Shah said that his test came negative as he thanked friends and family for their concerns.
He added, “By the Grace of Allah, I have tested negative for COVID-19. Thank you to all my friends & well-wishers for their calls and messages.”
By the Grace of Allah, I have tested negative for COVID-19. Thank you to all friends & well wishers for their calls and messages. Although I have tried, it hasn’t been possible to respond to everyone individually. Please know that I am grateful for your good wishes. 🙏
— Murad Ali Shah (@MuradAliShahPPP) December 2, 2020
Pakistan’s COVID-19 tally rose to 403,311 on Wednesday after 2,829 new cases were detected in the past 24 hours across the country.
Earlier, PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had also contracted COVID-19 and has been self-isolating at his Karachi residence.
More than 100 Pakistani politicians, including PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif, ANP’s Ghulam Ahmad Bilour, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail, Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani and National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser previously tested positive for coronavirus, most of whom went into self-isolation and recovered.
PTI Punjab MPA Shaheen Raza was the first lawmaker in the country who died due to COVID-19 a few months ago.