Amir Muqam addresses party worker in Peshawar. File photo
"I have quarantined myself at my home," Muqam, the president for the PML-N's KP chapter, said on Twitter. "I request the nation to take care," he added, requesting people to pray for his recovery.
Amir Muqam with Shahbaz Sharif during a meeting in Lahore.
Earlier, his personal secretary had confirmed the news as well, adding that Muqam was in self-quarantine at his Islamabad residence.
Responding to the news that his party member had contracted the deadly virus, PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif said he was "saddened."
"Amir Muqam is an active member of the party in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa," Shahbaz said on Twitter.
The PML-N president paid tribute to Muqam's services to the party and prayed for his speedy recovery.
Earlier this month, PTI lawmaker in Punjab Assembly MPA Shaheen Raza had succumbed to the coronavirus at Mayo Hospital Lahore. The facility's CEO, Dr Asad Aslam, had said she was admitted three days ago.
Several politicians, including Sindh Governor Imran Ismail, Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari, Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani, and National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser had tested positive for the virus.
All had self-quarantined themselves and recovered later.Agencies
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The surge in deaths and number of corona patients also indicate the looming danger, said a research done by Geo News, which is based on experts’ comments and analysis of data collected from four big cities of the country.
Six months after the coronavirus arrived in Pakistan, the country appears to have dodged the worst of the pandemic, baffling health experts and dampening fears its crowded urban areas and ramshackle hospitals will be overrun.
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