10 more NA employees contract COVID-19


Staff Report

ISLAMABAD: Ten more employees of the National Assembly tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Friday. The test results were sent to the assembly by the National Institute of Health in Islamabad. The report states that in the last three days, more than 30 employees of the assembly have been diagnosed with the deadly virus.
The reports have also been sent to Speaker Asad Qaiser. They include the names of all the people, including employees and parliamentarians, who were recently tested.
A session of the National Assembly and Senate has been scheduled on Friday. Owing to the COVID-19 spread, Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has excused himself from attending the session.