In a statement released today by the CM house, Shah said that he had mild fever on Friday and his test results came positive today.

“On the advice of my doctors, I have gone into isolation,” he said, adding that he was currently only experiencing a slight fever.

Federal Minister of Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry wished Murad Ali Shah speedy recovery.

Earlier in April, Shah’s brother-in-law Syed Mehdi Shah, the managing director of Sindh Industrial Trading Estate had died after testing positive for the Coronavirus at a Karachi hospital.  

The National Coordination Committee is also likely to take a decision about early and extended winter vacations and a strategy to deal with the current wave rising in the country. Prime Minister Imran Khan will preside the meeting today.