Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection Sania Nishtar has contracted the novel coronavirus.

The PM’s aide took to social media microblogging site Twitter on Monday to make the announcement.

“I have tested positive for COVID 19 and am isolating myself,” she posted on her official handle @SaniaNishtar.


“I have mild symptoms and will, therefore, continue to work from home,” she added in the tweet.