The deadly virus killed a Pakistani legislator on Wednesday, a day after a provincial minister died of a COVID-19 infection in Pakistan’s Sindh province. Mian Jamshed Kakakhel (65), a member of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial assembly and leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, was found infected with the coronavirus 10 days
Kakakhel was elected in the year 2018 from PK-63 Nowshera constituency in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Earlier on Tuesday, Sindh Human Resource Minister Ghulam Murtaza Baloch died in Karachi due to Corona infection.
Many Pakistani leaders have been hit by COVID-19 infection, some of whom have also died. Earlier, Pakistani MP Munir Khan Orakzai died last week after recovering from virus infection.
Eight members of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly have been found infected. National Assembly President Asad Kaiser was also found infected, but now he is healthy.
In the last 24 hours in Pakistan, the highest number of 4,132 cases of virus infection has been reported, after which the total number of infected people has reached 80,463.
The National Health and Services Ministry informed that these new cases have come out after a maximum of 17,370 investigations in a single day so far.
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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday that people should learn to live with Covid-19 until a vaccine is developed for this disease.
Khan addressed the media after chairing the meeting of the National Coordination Committee, a body set up to deal with the epidemic. He said, ‘Until the vaccine is discovered, the virus will not go away. We have to learn to live with it and if we take precautions we can live with it.