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Former Pak PM Yusuf Raza Gilani tests positive
The Hindu | 13/06/2020 11:15 PM | Click to read full article
Pakistan’s former prime minister Yusuf Raza Gilani tested positive for the coronavirus on Saturday, becoming the latest top political figure to contract COVID-19 that has claimed 2,551 lives and infected 132,405 people in the country. Mr. Gilani, 67, tested positive after attending a hearing of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in a corruption case. On Thursday, Shehbaz Sharif, chief of the Opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), tested positive for the coronavirus after he appeared before the NAB in a money laundering case. Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi also tested positive for the coronavirus on Saturday.