PM and Legendary cricketer Imran Khan Tests Positive for COVID-19
Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan has tested positive for novel Coronavirus, confirmed by the country’s health minister Dr Faisal Sultan, his special assistant on health.
PM Imran Khan has tested positive for Covid-19 and is self isolating at home
— Faisal Sultan (@fslsltn) March 20, 2021
The news comes two days after Khan received his first dose of chinese produced COVID-19 vaccine. Imran Khan, 68 old, is said to be experiencing mild symptoms . He tested positive after getting a slight cough, said by one of his senior advisers so would be self isolating at home.
Mr Khan, a cricket superstar, who became prime minister in August 2018, received his first jab of vaccination two days earlier.
The prime minister has been making public appearances by joining regular meetings, including a security conference in Islamabad that was loaded with a large number of people. Moreover, he took the floor without wearing a mask, and joined another meeting to launch a housing project for poor people on Thursday.
Twitter Overloads With Good Wishes
As soon as the news broke, Twitter flooded with good wishes. People from all walks of life has started praying for his speedy recovery.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi wished PM a quick recovery and good health.
Wishing my Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI a quick recovery and good health.
— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) March 20, 2021
Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar wished Mr.Khan a speedy recovery. He also said: ” The symptoms take a few days before manifesting. Hence it is certain that PM had been infected prior to vaccination.”
May Allah protect him and give him shifa. Some people questioning the efficacy of vaccination since he was vaccinated thursday evening. The symptoms take a few days before manifesting. Hence it is certain that PM had been infected PRIOR to vaccination. So please do vaccinate https://t.co/0ZZBamNVlS
— Asad Umar (@Asad_Umar) March 20, 2021
وزیراعظم عمران خان کی جلد صحت یابی کے لئے پوری قوم دعا گو ہے۔اللہ تعالی ان کو جلد شفا یاب فرما ئے۔کرونا کی تیسری لہر کے پیش نظر عوام سے اپیل ہے کہ ایس او پیز پر سختی سے عمل پیرا ہوں۔اس لہر سے نمٹنے کیلئے مزید موثر اقدامات اٹھائے جارہے ہیں۔
— Senator Shibli Faraz (@shiblifaraz) March 20, 2021
Many former and current cricketers also wished Mr. Khan speedy recovery and good health.
Pakistani Superstar cricketer Shahid Khan Afridi wished PM a quick recovery. He wrote “This is a reminder to us all that the virus can hit any of our homes; practise social distancing, wear your masks and stay safe.”
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) March 20, 2021
West Indian cricketer also wished Imran Khan speed recovery. He also said Imran Khan is one of his best and ideal players.
My Prayers and best wishes for Speedy Recovery of Prime Minister of Pakistan @ImranKhanPTI . One of the best and ideal player for me in cricket history is imran Khan.
Get well Soon Skipper#ImranKhan #imrankhanPTI pic.twitter.com/bICnUjRl6V
— Sherfane Rutherford (@SRutherford50) March 20, 2021
Hubdaily wishes Imran Khan a smooth and speedy recovery