COVID-19: Pakistani politician tests positive

Education Minister of Pakistan’s Sindh province Saeed Ghani tested positive for coronavirus on Monday.

The politician took to Twitter to reveal that he had tested positive for the virus, in a video message.

The previous day I got myself tested for the coronavirus and the results came back positive,” he said. “However, I am not feeling any of the symptoms of the virus and feel completely fine.”

In the video message, Ghani went on to advise people he came into contact with a few days ago to isolate themselves and go into quarantine.

“If your health deteriorates further, please get yourselves checked by a doctor,” he said. “I consider it my responsibility to inform people so that those who came into contact with me can also quarantine and self-isolate themselves as I may have transmitted the the infection to them.”

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