Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party and son of former prime minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto, gestures while addressing supporters during a political rally in Peshawar on November 22.

Pak politician Bilawal Bhutto tests positive for Covid-19

As Covid circumstances as soon as once more rise in Pakistan, PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari stated on Thursday that he’s self-isolating after testing positive for the virus.

He additionally knowledgeable organisers of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) rally to be held in Multan that as an alternative of showing in particular person, he would give his speech by way of video hyperlink.

The rally coincides with the PPP basis day on November 30.

Apart from his absence from the essential Multan rally, Bilawal will even be lacking the engagement of his sister, Bakhtawar Bhutto-Zardari, to a Dubai-based businessman which is able to happen over the weekend.

Bilawal tweeted that he was at the moment experiencing delicate signs. “I’ll continue working from home and will be addressing PPP foundation day via video link. Wear a mask everyone, see you on the other side.”

A second and deadlier wave of the coronavirus has proven an elevated rise in circumstances in Pakistan.

Pakistan reported 3,306 infections on Thursday, a day after it confirmed greater than 3,000 every day infections for the primary time since July.

Prime Minister Imran Khan had criticised the PDM for holding rallies at a time when the second wave of the pandemic hit Pakistan.

Last week, the Pakistan PM warned that his authorities can be compelled to implement full lockdown if the opposition didn’t desist from holding public gatherings at a time when the nation was reeling beneath the affect of Covid-19.

Khan tweeted that the 11-party PDM can be accountable for the results if it continued with its rallies.

“In (Pakistan), the PDM by continuing with jalsas (public gatherings) is deliberately endangering lives and livelihoods (because) if cases continue to rise at the rate we are seeing, we will be compelled to go into complete lockdown & PDM will be responsible for consequences,” Khan stated in a tweet.