Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood recovers from COVID-19

ISLAMABAD: Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood has recovered from the novel coronavirus.

In a tweet on Wednesday morning, Shafqat Mahmood announced that he has fully recovered from the COVID-19. “By the grace of Allah I have fully recovered. My latest two tests are negative. Going back to work today,” he said.

The minister said he had shown mild symptoms due to the vaccines. He urged others to vaccinate themselves as it was the best defence against the disease.

“The mild symptoms and quick recovery are without a doubt because of the vaccination . Clearly vaccines work and are the best defence against this horrible disease,” he added.

On May 25, Mahmood had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The education minister had got vaccinated against the coronavirus in March.

Several top government officials, including Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Dr. Arif Alvi tested positive for the deadly virus and recovered.

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