- The leader had been campaigning with Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in Gilgit Baltistan for over two weeks.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Qamar Zaman Kaira has tested positive for coronavirus.
The PPP leader had been campaigning with Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in Gilgit Baltistan for over two weeks. In a tweet, Sindh Information Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah prayed for his health and said that Kaira is a great 'asset of the party'.
Kaira becomes the latest politician to have contracted the novel virus. Last week, Federal Maritime Affairs Minister Ali Haider Zaidi and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf MNA Aamir Liaquat Hussain also tested positive for COVID-19.
In the last 24 hours, the country reported 1,650 new cases and nine more deaths.