On Friday, Asad Umar, Federal Minister for Planning, Development, Reforms and Special Initiatives has contracted Corona Virus. Asad Umar took to his twitter account and announced the news of being infected. He said,
“Just got my covid test result and it is positive. Will be isolating at home.”
Just got my covid test result and it is positive. Will be isolating at home.
— Asad Umar (@Asad_Umar) December 18, 2020
The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) is also led by Asad Umar, a government organization that includes political, military and health experts and was established to tackle and combat the country’s coronavirus pandemic.
87 deaths have been reported due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, whereas 3,179 new infections have also been reported. So far there are 454,673 active cases in Pakistan. Whereas, 404,000 Pakistanis have recovered from the virus so far.
The government has urged the nation to strictly follow the instructed SOP’s to stop the spread of the contagious virus.