In the latest development, Pakistan’s cricketing start Shahid Afridi has been tested positive for coronavirus.
Former Pakistan cricketer shared the news with his fans on Twitter this afternoon.
I’ve been feeling unwell since Thursday; my body had been aching badly. I’ve been tested and unfortunately I’m covid positive. Need prayers for a speedy recovery, InshaAllah #COVID19 #pandemic #hopenotout #staysafe #stayhome
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) June 13, 2020
Boob Boom has been very active in helping people through Shahid Afridi Foundation ever since the pandemic broke in Pakistan. He also offered to work with brands for free in exchange. In return, Afridi asked for ration and funds that can be utilized to help the needy amid COVID-19.
Afridi also started a social media challenge as part of his campaign and nominated two international and one local cricketer for it. All they have to do is to record a video with a tip on staying safe. Soon cricketers from everywhere including India voiced their support for the cause.
Fans sending prayers
Afridi fans and cricket lovers are now sending prayers for Afridi from across the world and Pakistan.
Those on the frontline, whether it be medical staff or those who are carrying out philanthropic work during these times are putting themselves at risk everyday. Prayers for a speedy recovery, Lala. You’ve done us all proud the last few weeks especially 🤲🏻 https://t.co/YdodCLJGyp
— Saima Khan (@saimaxkhan) June 13, 2020
In shaa Allah you will be fine soon Ameen.prayers are for your long healthy life.Get well soon
— Kamran Akmal (@KamiAkmal23) June 13, 2020
Alkah Pak ap ko jald Sehat e Kamla aya farmayen…
Ur work for the poor & the needy in these times is appreciable..
We r with u lala🇵🇰.
Proud of u… pic.twitter.com/u4R3pMEDDw
— Zaria Khan/زاریہ 🇵🇰 (@ZariaKhanPTI) June 13, 2020
Our HERO our Love boom boom shahid afridi #Covid_19 test comes positive. Please pray for him 💔 pic.twitter.com/lCc3SnnBOV
— Khurram (@Saykhurram) June 13, 2020
Shahid Afridi has been tested positive for Covid 19. Gws lala 😩 #shahidafridi pic.twitter.com/qdZRkdBvEi
— Ambreen (@Ambreenriaz_) June 13, 2020
Former Star cricketer #Shahid_Afridi HAS BEEN TESTED POSITIVE FOR #COVID19
May Almighty bless him with good health pic.twitter.com/DtmO7ZpsIv
— Vikas Amin (@Vikasamin786) June 13, 2020
Authorities in Pakistan have stepped up enforcement of government safety measures after a rise in the daily number of coronavirus infections pushed total cases to more than 100,000.
Pakistan lifted its lockdown last month, putting protocols in place for the reopening of markets, industries, and public transport — including mandatory wearing of masks and social distancing. However, the World Health Organization (WHO) had warned Pakistan against lifting the lockdown in a letter.
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