Director Public Health tested positive for coronavirus
PESHAWAR: Director Public Health Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Dr Ikramullah has tested positive for coronavirus, reports Minister Health, Taimur Khan Jhagra.
In a tweet on social media, Taimur Khan Jhagra disclosed that Director Public Health KP, Dr Ikram has been tested positive.
“Today one of our most committed public health professional and part of our COVID19 response team, Dr Ikramullah has tested positive for coronavirus,” reads the tweet of Health Minister.
“I just talked with him. He is in high spirits, feeling good and isolated at his home,” he added.
Health minister added that Dr Ikram had to take the risk of attending a workplace so others are safe.
“Many of us do and accept the risk, above all thousands of health workers,” he continued.
Last week, a senior accountant of the Forest Department died due to the deadly coronavirus and was laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard.
Ibrar Khan, who was serving on the post of accountant at the office of Chief Conservator of Forests at Peshawar, lost the battle for life due to coronavirus, his family confirmed.
Later, his body was shifted to his ancestral village Mohib Banda in Nowshera district where he was laid to rest.
His funeral prayer was offered by few people as per the district administration’s guidelines. The victim was settled in Peshawar.
His native mohalla has been sealed and tests of his family members were sent to laboratory for investigation. – APP