Jawad Ahmed contracts COVID-19 for second time

Lahore: Pakistani singer, social worker and Barabri Party Pakistan chairman Jawad Ahmed has once again contracted the coronavirus.

Earlier, the singer also tested COVID-19 positive in November 2020 during the first wave of the coronavirus.

Jawad Ahmed on Twitter announced that he has once again become a victim of the deadly coronavirus however he has quarantined himself after turning out to be positive for the virus.

In a Tweet, the Musician said,  “I don't know if I will survive this time or not. Yes! I have enough money to pay for expensive treatment, but the truth is that when I see poverty, helplessness and deprivation all around me, it is no longer fun to just live in such a world,”

Pakistan has reported 3,953 new Covid-19 cases and 103 deaths, with authorities linking the uptick in numbers to the third wave of the deadly outbreak across the country.

According to National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), around 3,953 cases of coronavirus were reported while 103 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total death toll to 14,924.

The total number of confirmed cases reached 696184.

As many as 618,158 patients have recovered from the disease with 3,645 critical cases.

Punjab                                                                                  

The number of patients swelled to 235,569 in the province with 6,675 causalities.

Sindh

The number of infections has surged to 266,926 in the province, while the death toll has reached 4,510.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The confirmed cases have surged to 93,033 in the province with 2,469 casualties.

Balochistan

There are 19,855 confirmed cases while 211 patients have died from the infection so far.

AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan

There are 13,529 coronavirus cases in the AJK while the death toll has reached 372. On the other hand, there are 5,061 cases in GB with 103 coronavirus deaths.

Islamabad

There are 62,211 cases in the capital city while 584 people have lost their lives.

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