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Pakistan: Special Assistant to Prime Minister Sania Nishtar tests COVID-19 positive COVID19
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Pakistan: Special Assistant to Prime Minister Sania Nishtar tests COVID-19 positive

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 20 Oct 2020, 10:02 am

Islamabad: Pakistan  Prime Minister Imran Khan's aide Sania Nishtar has announced that she has tested COVID-19 positive.

She said she is  having mild symptoms and has decided to isolate herself in her home.

"I have tested positive for COVID 19 and am isolating myself. I have mild symptoms and will, therefore, continue to work from home," she tweeted.

Saina is currently serving as special assistant on poverty alleviation and social safety to the prime minister of Pakistan.

Meanwhile, PM Imran Khan has said he fears that a "second coronavirus spike" may hit some cities in the country.

“I fear there might be another spike of coronavirus in cities where the rate of pollution increases in October and November,” the prime minister was quoted as saying by Dawn News while addressing the encouragement award ceremony of ‘Clean Green Index of 19 Competing Cities of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’.