MNA, Munir Orakzai passes away after recovering from COVID19
Late Orakzai had fully recovered from the coronavirus in April this year
Member National Assembly (MNA), Munir Orakzai passed away on Tuesday as a result of heart failure in Kurram. The JUI F legislator had recovered from the novel coronavirus a few days back.
Irfanullah Khan Orakzai, the deceased lawmaker’s nephew, said his uncle had tested positive for the coronavirus in April but made a full recovery and last tested negative on May 8.
Irfanullah said when the family tried to wake Munir up for morning prayers, he did not respond, upon which he was immediately taken to the hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead on arrival.
Munir, 61, hailed from Kurram district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and was elected to NA-45 in the 2018 elections.