Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Faisal Sultan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination confirmed the development on Saturday.
Sultan said that the 68-year-old former cricketer-turned-politician has quarantined himself at home.
“PM Imran Khan has tested positive for Covid-19 and is self isolating at home,” Sultan said in a tweet.
Pakistan is using the Chinese vaccine, Sinopharm against Covid-19 pandemic. Recently a batch of 5,00,000 doses was received in Pakistan from China.
The vaccination drive in Pakistan is currently underway for senior citizens.