Islamabad, 20 March 2021
Official News Agency of Pakistan, Associated Press of Pakistan reported today that Prime Minister Imran Khan was tested positive for COVID-19 and isolated himself at his home, his Special Assistant on Health Dr Faisal Sultan said.
“PM Imran Khan has tested positive for Covid-19 and is self isolating at home,” Faisal Sultan announced on Twitter.
On Thursday, the prime minister had got his COVID jab and had appealed the people to continue exercising precaution in view of the third wave of the pandemic.
The prime minister was having mild symptoms with a light fever and cough. He also prayed for his early recovery, Special Assistant to PM Shahbaz Gill said on Twitter.
It was noticed from the outbreak of Covid-19, Prime Minister Imran Khan took it very lightly and even recently on his visit to Sri Lanka on arrival to meet his counterpart, he was the only one seen holding his facemask in his hand without covering his face received by his host who along with his cabinet members were seen following the SOPs.
Prime Minister Imran Khan got his first dose of Covid-19 Vaccine two days before.
220m population of Pakistan is facing serious challenges from the pandemic covid-19, China has donated one million Sinopharm doses in two installments.