DC Islamabad, Hamza Shafqaat, who is quite active on his personal Twitter account, announced that he has tested positive for Covid-19. DC Islamabad, who is pretty famous on the social media platform, and who has quite a following, too, requested his 171.8K followers to pray for him.
A few days prior to this announcement, he also tweeted about his parents testing positive for COVID-19; the first one being his mother.
He has also requested everyone to be safe and follow the coronavirus protocols, as cases are rising in Pakistan with the country tackling the third wave of the novel coronavirus.
The 39-year-old visited his parents after they contracted the virus while expressing his grief about not being able to hug the two during these difficult times.
Now that Hamza Shafqaat and his parents are COVID-19 positive, he tweeted that the source of the virus was a wedding function that they attended a few days ago.
Following DC’s announcement on social media, journalists, lawmakers, activists and lawyers along with the general public prayed for his quick recovery.
Current provincial Minister for Law, Muhammad Basharat Raja tweeted:
PTI leader and NCOC Chief, Asad Umar also prayed for Shafqaat’s recovery while praising his efforts on keeping the coronavirus at bay.
Lawyers, activists, journalists, and his fellow civil servants also left him good wishes and prayed to God for his quick recovery while conveying their grief over how the whole world is going through some dark, dark times.
As Pakistan is battling the third wave of the coronavirus, harsher restrictions and smart lockdowns are being imposed in different parts of the federal capital to curb the spread of the pandemic.
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