Pakistan’s Prime Minister tests positive for COVID-19

Pakistan's Prime Minister tests positive for COVID-19

Islamabad (UNA-OIC) – Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday and isolated themselves at their home.

Initially, the announcement of the prime minister’s test result came through his Special Assistant on Health Dr. Faisal Sultan, who announced on Twitter that “PM Imran Khan has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-isolating at home.”

Later in the same day, Syed Zulfi Bukhari, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Overseas Pakistanis, in a tweet said that besides the prime minister, his wife too was tested positive.

“Wishing our First Lady & PM Imran Khan a speedy recovery. May Allah give them both shifa [health].”

He said vaccines were safe and must be taken, pointing out that the prime minister had his first shot just a day ago, but, he was already exposed.

On Thursday, Prime Minister Imran Khan had got his COVID jab and had appealed to the people to continue exercising precaution in view of the third wave of the pandemic.

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