Tariq Jamil said that he underwent a COVID-19 test on Sunday after suffering from virus symptoms
ISLAMABAD: Renowned religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil has tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Sunday.
In his tweet, Tariq Jameel said that he underwent a COVID-19 test on Sunday after suffering from virus symptoms. He informed that on the directions of the doctors he has been admitted to hospital.
It is pertinent to mention here that as many as 3,369 new cases of the coronavirus were reported across the country during the past 24 hours, pushing the national tally of infections to 438,425.
According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 72 more people succumbed to the infection during this period, taking the death toll from the disease to 8,796.
A total of 42,222 samples were tested in the previous 24 hours, out of which 3,369 turned out to be positive.
The number of active cases stands at 46,629 while 383,000 patients have recuperated from the disease so far.