Pakistan President Dr Arif Alvi and Defence Minister Pervez Khattak have examined constructive for COVID-19, it emerged on Monday, practically per week after Prime Minister Imran Khan had contracted the illness.
“I’ve examined constructive for COVID-19. Might Allah have mercy on all COVID-affected. Had first dose of the vaccine however antibodies begin growing after second dose that was due in per week. Please proceed to watch out,” the president tweeted on Monday.
The precise date when Alvi, 71, contracted the illness or the day of detection was not made public.
Later, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail tweeted that Defence Minister Perwaiz Khattak, 71, had additionally examined constructive for the virus. “Perwaiz Khatak is identified with Covid constructive. Get effectively quickly PK,” Ismail wrote.
Pakistan is within the grip of a 3rd wave of the coronavirus. The federal government has determined to impose contemporary restrictions on social gatherings from April 5, with regular rise in instances and low provide of vaccines.
Prime Minister Imran Khan, 68, examined constructive for the coronavirus on March 20. His spouse Bushra Bibi additionally examined coronavirus constructive the identical day.
The coronavirus has claimed 14,256 lives, together with 659,116 confirmed infections in Pakistan thus far.