Imran Khan Tests Covid 19 Positive Days After Getting Inoculated With Chinese Vaccine

Imran Khan tests Covid-19 positive days after getting inoculated with Chinese vaccine

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Imran Khan tests positive for coronavirus 

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has tested positive for Covid-19, Dr Faisal Sultan, his aide on health, said on Saturday. Khan received the first jab of Chinese vaccine Sinopharm on Friday.

“PM Imran Khan has tested positive for Covid-19 and is self isolating at home,” Sultan tweeted.

Khan, 67, was vaccinated as part of the nationwide anti-coronavirus vaccination campaign which is underway in its first phase. The COVID-19 vaccine is being provided to people 60 years of age and above and to front-line health workers.

Pakistan on Wednesday received half a million doses of coronavirus vaccines donated by China. The second consignment of the Sinopharm vaccine was received at the Nur Khan airbase in Rawalpindi.

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