Karachi, 28 Apr: Governor of Pakistan's southern Sindh province Imran Ismail, who is also a very close aide of Prime Minister Imran Khan, has tested positive for the deadly COVID-19.
"I have just been tested COVID-19 positive," Imran Ismail of the ruling Pakistan Tehreeke-Insaaf said in a tweet late Monday night. He also said that he was prepared to fight it out.
"I believe this is nothing that we are prepared for. May Allah gives us the strength to fight the pandemic inshallah," he said in a tweet.
Sindh has registered 4,956 positive cases so far. Some 50 police personnel, including six inspectors, have also tested positive for the virus.
According to Karachi City police chief Additional Inspector General Ghulam Nabi Memon, the majority of the infected police officials are those were not deployed for the active field duty.
According to the Ministry of National Health Services, more than 3,000 people have recovered from the contagion in Pakistan. (UNI)