Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has tested positive for COVID-19, the country’s health minister said on Saturday, two days after the premier got his vaccination.
Khan is “self isolating at home,” said minister Faisal Sultan in a tweet.
PM Imran Khan has tested positive for Covid-19 and is self isolating at home
Earlier, Imran Khan on Friday received the first shot of vaccination against COVID-19 and urged the citizens of his country to ensure the full implementation of norms to prevent the surge in cases of coronavirus.
Khan, 67, was vaccinated as part of the nationwide anti-coronavirus vaccination campaign which is underway in its first phase.
“Prime Minister Imran Khan was vaccinated today. On the occasion, the he appealed to the nation to ensure full implementation of SOPs in view of the third wave of the pandemic,” according to a tweet by his office.
Pakistan on Thursday also imposed smart lockdowns in areas worst hit by the coronavirus as the country recorded a sharp increase in the positive cases.