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On Monday, Federal Minister of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar announced that after successfully completing his quarantine span, he had tested negative for COVID-19.
“I just received my COVID-19 test results which have turned out to be negative by the mercy of Allah,” Asad Umar wrote on Twitter.
میرا کرونا ٹیسٹ رزلٹ ابھی ملا جو الحمدللہ منفی ہے. پچھلے 10 دن میں وہ سب لوگ جنہوں نے خیریت دریافت کی اور دعائیں کی ان سب کا تہہ دل سے مشکور ہوں. اپنا اور اپنے پیاروں کا خیال رکھیں اور احتیاط کریں. اللہ آپ سب کو اپنے حفظ و امان میں رکھے
— Asad Umar (@Asad_Umar) December 28, 2020
He expressed his gratitude to all those who asked about his health and wished him a quick recovery.
“I am grateful to all those people, who inquired about my health and prayed for me, from the bottom of my heart,” the federal minister wrote.
The minister also requested to the masses to take care of themselves and exercise precautions to stay away from this lethal virus.
“May Allah keep everyone safe,” he wrote.
On December 18, Asad Umar tested positive for the novel coronavirus, after which he isolated himself at home.
“Just got my Covid test result and it is positive,” Asad Umar, who also heads the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC), Pakistan’s coronavirus-monitoring body, had earlier written on Twitter.
More than 100 Pakistani leaders, including PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, PML-N Chairperson Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani, and Speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser, among many others, have previously tested positive for coronavirus, most of whom went into self-isolation and recovered.