According to the report of Baaghi TV, the second wave of Coronavirus continues in Pakistan. Leading political figures too, are suffering, in the second wave. According to reports a former provincial minister from MQM has died due to COVID-19.
MQM leader Adil Siddiqui has died due to corona virus. The MQM leader had been undergoing treatment at a Karachi hospital for several days. Siddiqui has served as a provincial minister, and was a member of the MQM Coordination Committee as well as a former member of the Sindh Assembly. Adil Siddiqui was put on ventilator due to critical condition.
Former Sindh Assembly member Adil Siddiqui was suffering from lung disease. Adil Siddiqui returned home after a long absence last month.
Adil Siddiqui was born in Karachi in 1963 and graduated from Karachi University. Siddiqui was the provincial minister from 2002 to 2007, and was also a provincial minister in the 2008 provincial government. However, from 2013 to 2018, the constituency PS-100 remained a member of the Provincial Assembly.
Adil Siddiqui had been in self-imposed exile in Dubai since 2016 and had returned home a few days earlier. MQM convener, Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Aamir Khan, Faisal Sabzwari and others have expressed grief over his passing.
According to the NCOC, Corona is spreading to 15 cities across the country. Eighty percent of corona cases in Pakistan were reported from eleven major cities. The rate of positive cases in Pakistan increased by more than 3%, the rate of positive cases in the first week of October was 1.6%, the rate of positive cases reached 5% in November.
Dr. Faisal Sultan, Special Assistant for Health, said that the second wave of corona virus has gradually started in Pakistan. To deal with the second wave, SOPs will have to be strictly adhered to. By taking precautions we can deal with the second wave of corona.
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