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Yashma Gill contracts coronavirus

Pakistani TV actress Yashma Gill on Saturday said she should isolate herself after testing positive for coronavirus 

Taking to Twitter, she wrote, “3 days ago I felt feverish and mild symptoms associated with #COVID-19 – so I self-isolated & got myself test immediately. Last evening the report came positive, but very 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 realized we can’t create a stigma around that disease, and we need to fight it. Keep me in your prayers … because I am scared! [sic]”

The coronavirus pandemic has killed up to 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.