Islamabad: Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Fawad Chaudhry, announced on Tuesday that he had tested negative for the novel coronavirus.
In a tweet posted from his account, the minister said that he had recently been exposed to a friend who had tested positive after the meeting. In his tweet Fawad Chaudhry also wrote that he had observed all safety protocols, including wearing masks and sitting at a distance of eight feet.
He thanked God and credited the precautions for his negative result.
دو دن پہلے ایک دوست ملنے آۓ اگلے دن انھوں نے سندیسہ دیا کہ وہ کرونا + نکلے ہیں، لہذا کل کرونا کا ٹسٹ دیا آج ابھی رپورٹ آئ ہے الحمداللہ میرا کرونا کا ٹیسٹ منفی آیا ہےاللہ کی مہربانی کے بعد اس بچت کیوجہ یہ کہ تمام پروٹوکولز اپنائے ہم ماسک پہن کر آٹھ فٹ کے فاصلے پر بیٹھے ،صرف احتیاط— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) June 9, 2020
Early in the week, Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rasheed, and former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqqan Abassi had also tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Both are now self-isolating at their respective homes.