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Pakistan PM Imran Khan Tests Positive for Coronavirus: Govt

File photo of Pakistan PM Imran Khan. (Reuters)

File photo of Pakistan PM Imran Khan. (Reuters)

The 68-year-old Khan received a shot of the Chinese-produced Sinopharm vaccine on Thursday, as the country battles a third wave of the virus.

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has tested positive for Covid-19, his office said Saturday, just two days after he was vaccinated against the disease.

“At this point, the prime minister’s office can only confirm that the honourable prime minister has tested positive for Covid-19 and has self-isolated, we will release more details in due course,” his office said.

The 68-year-old Khan received a shot of the Chinese-produced Sinopharm vaccine on Thursday, as the country battles a third wave of the virus.

first published:March 20, 2021, 16:13 IST