Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan suffered COVID-19, informed Dr Faisal Sultan -the Special Assistant to the PM on National Health Services.
Taking to Twitter on Saturday afternoon, Sultan confirmed that PM Khan has tested COVID-19 positive and immediately isolated himself at home.
PM Imran Khan has tested positive for Covid-19 and is self isolating at home
— Faisal Sultan (@fslsltn) March 20, 2021
The news broke the internet by storm and Pakistanis started sending wishes to their premier.
— Samreeniqbal (@samreeniqbal786) March 20, 2021
— Salman خان khattak (@Iamkhattak99) March 20, 2021
— Misbah Malik (limit) (@lamMomi) March 20, 2021
— IQRA HAREEM (@iqrahareem92) March 20, 2021
— Sehrish Khan (@sehrish1khan) March 20, 2021
— ℝ ℂℍℍℝ (@Mryym_ch) March 20, 2021
— Elliott Jenson (@EliottJenson) March 20, 2021
— Chocolate (@_iktigeres) March 20, 2021
— Yasif یاسف (@IamYasif) March 20, 2021
— MohsiiinAfridiiii (@MohsinAfriddii) March 20, 2021
PM Imran Khan @ImranKhanPTI when you are in pain, the whole nation feels your pain
— فرمان خان (@ForIkPakistan) March 20, 2021
— Assad Bajwa (@oyebajwey) March 20, 2021
— Dr.Akhtar Malik (@Dr_AkhtarMalik) March 20, 2021
— Wajahat Kazmi (@KazmiWajahat) March 20, 2021
Prime Minister #ImranKhan is a man with nerves of steel. He’s been fighting all his life and shall get through this too. The whole nation is praying for his recovery and health. Get well soon skipper. pic.twitter.com/pxu6q5BqRB
— Abdul Qadir (@AbdulqadirARY) March 20, 2021
It must be noted here that PM Khan took his first dose of COVID-19 vaccination just a couple of days ago.
The Ministry of National Health Services released a statement in this regard and said PM Khan received only the first dose of the vaccine. “PM Imran Khan was not fully vaccinated when he contracted the virus. He only got the 1st dose and merely 2 days ago which is too soon for ANY vaccine to become effective. Anti-bodies develop 2-3 weeks after 2nd dose of 2-dose COVID vaccines,” the Ministry wrote on Twitter.