Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and senior PPP leader Sharjeel Memon both tested positive for coronavirus on Monday.
Earlier, a statement issued by the chief minister’s office disclosed that CM Murad got tested for COVID-19 on Friday after catching a mild fever. “After the test, I went into isolation on doctor’s advice,” said the chief minister.
CM Murad said he is asymptomatic apart from the fever.
Speaking to Geo News, Sharjeel Memon said that he had gone into self-isolation after testing positive for the infection.
COVID-19 in Pakistan
For the fourth consecutive day, Pakistan reported over 2,000 cases in 24 hours. A total of 2,128 new cases were recorded on November 15, bringing the nationwide tally to 359,032. A total of 19 lives were lost in the past 24 hours while the number of active cases shot up to 28,048.