After PM Imran Khan tested positive for the virus on Saturday, messages started pouring in from leaders around the world to wish Premier a speedy recovery from COVID-19.
Health Minister, Faisal Sultan broke the news on twitter, while mentioning that PM is “self-isolating at home.”
As Pakistan’s battling the third wave of the pandemic and an increasing national positivity, PM and his wife, Bushra Bibi became the latest world leaders to contract COVID.
Following the announcement, celebs, journos, politicians, and world leaders took to their Twitter handles to wish Mr. Khan a swift recovery.
India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi took to the microblogging site, to send former cricket captain, who became prime minister in 2018, wishes for a healthy and quick recovery from the novel coronavirus.
“Wishing Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI a speedy and full recovery! Our thoughts and prayers are with him during this time of difficulty,” wrote the Lankan premier on Twitter.
British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Christian Turner also prayed for the premier’s shifa.
Ambassador of the European Union to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Androulla Kaminara, tweeted for Khan’s good health and speedy recovery from COVID-19.
The news came as a shocker for the world as PM Imran Khan got his first jab of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine two days prior to testing positive for coronavirus.
However, here’s an explanation for all those who doubt that the vaccine does not work against the novel coronavirus now that the premier has tested positive for the virus after getting his first dose.
Infectious diseases expert Dr. Faisal Mahmood told DAWN, “Getting the coronavirus [after being vaccinated] is not possible,” he said. He added that the vaccine begins to work two to three weeks after being administered the second dose.
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