CJP Gulzar Ahmed tested for Coronavirus after his staff member tests positive

The naib qasid staff member identified as Ahsaan tested positive for the disease. The patient had been from suffering coronavirus symptoms since last week and had been on leave. COVID-19 tests of the chief justice and his family were conducted that turned out to be negative.

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According to reports, Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed’s staff member has been infected with coronavirus, media reported on Tuesday.

As per details, the worker identified as Ahsaan, tested positive for the coronavirus. He had been suffering from symptoms since last week and had been on leave. After receiving his test report, tests of the chief justice and his family were also conducted. The test results turned out to be negative.

Meanwhile, tests of other judges and staff members working in Islamabad Registry have also been carried out.

So far, there are 5,782 confirmed coronavirus cases in the country while 96 deaths have been recorded. At least, 1,378 patients have recovered from the disease.

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There are currently, 5782 cases of coronavirus in  Pakistan.  Pakistan has witnessed a total of 100 deaths due to coronavirus. A total of 2656 cases have been reported in Punjab, followed by Sindh which has 1518 cases. Balochistan has 231 cases, while there is an exponential increase in virus cases in KPK which has reported 744 cases.

Islamabad and GB have reported 131 and 224 cases respectively. While AJ&k has reported only 40 cases thus far.  The United States of America has surmounted in the quantity of infected to Italy and USA has reported 560,433 cases and it has 22,115 deaths reported due to coronavirus.

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In addition to it, the nationwide tally of deaths from the coronavirus rose to 100 after four new deaths were reported in Sindh. According to Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, the provincial tally now stands at 35 and the ratio of deaths from the virus in the province is now at 2.3%.

A meeting at the National Command and Control Centre held under the chairmanship of federal minister Asad Umar formed recommendations for different sectors from April 14 onwards. The recommendations will be sent to the NCC for approval.

The meeting formed guidelines to open up the industrial sector in phases and also developed guidelines for the religious congregation during Ramzan.