Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has tested positive for the coronavirus, he announced through Twitter
“I’ve been feeling unwell since Thursday; my body had been aching badly. I’ve been tested and unfortunately, I’m COVID-19 positive. Need prayers for a speedy recovery, InshaAllah,” the 40-year-old tweeted.
The former all-rounder had currently been busy along with his charitable foundation as the country grapples with the spread of the coronavirus. The cricketer had offered to work for brands, not for money or personal interest, but for exchange of ration and funds that can be utilized to help the disadvantaged during the pandemic.
The former all-rounder said: “I have been lucky to have worked with many brands for ads/promotion. Now working for the first hand with the ones suffering during COVID-19, I have a proposal to all brands: I will work with brands for free personally – I just want ration and funds in return,” he had tweeted.
Teammates Mohammad Hafeez, Sohail Tanveer, and Kamran Akmal sent best wishes and prayers for Afridi for a speedy recovery.
COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly all countries around the world. It has taken lots of lives and placed the whole globe in a lockdown situation. All sports activities, essential public gatherings are nevertheless at a standstill.
Pakistan has confirmed 88 deaths by way of a unique coronavirus in sooner or later as the number of positive instances has surged to 132,405. The national tally of fatalities has jumped to 2,551.
According to the modern-day figures by means of the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), report 6,472 persons were tested effective for COVID-19 in 24 hours.
Till now 50,087 coronaviruses instances were showed in Punjab, 49,256 in Sindh, 16,415 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 7,866 in Balochistan, 7,163 in Islamabad, 1,044 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 574 in Azad Kashmir.
Furthermore, 938 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 793 in Sindh, 642 in KP, 80 in Balochistan, 71 in Islamabad, 16 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 11 in Azad Kashmir.
Pakistan has up to now carried out 839,019 coronavirus assessments and 29,580 within the last 24 hours. 50,056 coronavirus patients have recovered inside the country while many are in critical condition.
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