TV actress Yashma Gill on Saturday revealed that she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Taking to Twitter, she wrote, “3 days ago I felt feverish and mild symptoms associated with #Covid19 – so I self-isolated & got myself test immediately. Last evening the report came positive, but so far I am doing fine (alhamdulillah) except the initial symptoms.”
In another tweet, she said, “Initial thought was [I] won’t tell anyone – but then I realised we can’t create a stigma around this disease and we need to fight it. Keep me in your prayers … because I am scared ! [sic]”
The coronavirus pandemic has killed over five thousand people in Pakistan and infected more than 245,000 others.
According to the latest reports, over 150,000 people have recovered from the disease.