President's wife Samina Alvi tests positive for Covid-19

Samina says she is 'doing well' and only experiencing some weakness

Our Correspondent September 23, 2021

The wife of President Arif Alvi, Samina Alvi, said on Thursday that she had tested positive for Covid-19.

"I was tested positive for covid, day before," said the president's wife on Twitter and added that she was "doing well" and was only experiencing some weakness.

Samina also requested her well-wishers to remember her in their prayers.

In March, President Alvi tested positive for the virus and suffered from mild symptoms of the disease.

The president had advised the nation to "continue to be careful” to avoid an infection from the virus.

Also read Pakistan reports 2,357 new Covid cases, 58 deaths

In the same month, the president and his wife received their anti-Covid vaccine in Islamabad with the former urging the nation to take precautions to mitigate the effects of the pandemic in the country.

Pakistan on Thursday reported 2,357 new cases of Covid-19 during the past 24 hours, taking the tally for confirmed cases to 1,232,595.

At least 58 fatalities were also reported during the period. A total of 27,432 patients have succumbed to the virus in the country so far.

Moreover, 2,688 recoveries were also reported, taking the total recoveries to 1,143,605.


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