Faisal Edhi, son of world-famous philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi and chairman of the Edhi Foundation, has tested positive for the coronavirus, it emerged on Tuesday.
As reported by Dawn, Faisal started suffering from symptoms last week, soon after meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on April 15.
“The symptoms lasted for four days before subsiding,” said his son Saad. Soon after, he got tested for Covid-19 the results of which came back positive today, he added. He added that his father was currently in Islamabad and was doing better. “He has not been admitted to any hospital and is self-isolating,” he said.
The Edhi Foundation was founded by the late Abdul Sattar Edhi and its operations are sprawled throughout the country. The foundation looks over several shelter houses, old homes, an ambulance network, orphanages, soup kitchens, morgues along with multiple other welfare services.
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