Islamabad: Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Friday he had actually evaluated favorable for COVID-19, days after holding high-profile conferences including one with U.S. special representative on Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad.
” This afternoon I felt a minor fever and instantly quarantined myself at home,” Qureshi stated on Twitter. He stated he felt healthy and would carry on his duties from home.
In the last few days, Qureshi has had contact with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in parliament and in a cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
Qureshi also fulfilled Khalilzad on Wednesday when the U.S. special agent travelled to Pakistan to discuss progress on the Afghan peace procedure.
Pictures released from those meetings showed Qureshi and others using face masks.
The U.S. State Department did not comment.
Pakistan has reported 221,896 cases of the coronavirus and 4,451 deaths. The nation has actually continued to see around 4,000 brand-new cases every day, regardless of daily screening numbers falling.
A number of high officials have tested favorable for COVID-19 in Pakistan, including Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed and the speaker of the lower home of parliament, Asad Qaiser.