PTI MPA Shaheen Raza succumbs to COVID-19


From Abid Usman

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member of provincial assembly Shaheen Raza on Wednesday lost her life to deadly coronavirus. According to Deputy Commissioner (DC) Sohail Ashraf, the PTI MPA was admitted to hospital in Lahore after her health deteriorated.
However, she died today while battling the virus, he added.
According to Mayo Hospital CEO Dr Asad Aslam, Raza had tested positive for coronavirus and was admitted to the hospital three days ago.
He added that the deceased was also a patient of blood pressure and diabetes.
Pakistan confirmed 46 more deaths from novel coronavirus in one day as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 985 and positive cases surged to 45,898.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 1,932 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.