IG Pakistan Railways Police Arif tests positive for Covid-19

12:20 PM | 31 Oct, 2020
IG Pakistan Railways Police Arif tests positive for Covid-19

LAHORE – Inspector General, Pakistan Railways Police (PRP), Capt (retd) Arif Nawaz Khan has tested positive for coronavirus as country facing second wave of the virus. 

The official has quarantined himself after his test came back positive. 

On the other hand, Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad has directed the officials to strictly follow the SOPs. 

11 deaths have been reported due to coronavirus after which nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 6,806 and over 800 fresh cases came forth after the tests of 21,688 over the last 24 hours.      

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), so far 314,066 patients have recovered from the virus and there are now 12,121 active cases in the country.

Pakistan has so far conducted 4,431,225 coronavirus tests.

145,475 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 104,016 in Punjab, 39,458 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 19,818 in Islamabad, 15,896 in Balochistan, 4,082 in Azad Kashmir and 4,248 in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB).