Health Desk – 21 Mar,2021: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi have both tested positive for COVID as the country’s national positivity ratio surpassed nine percent, reports Dawn.
It was decided that the staff of Prime Minister’s Office and contacts of the premier would be tested under the contact-tracing policy.
During the last 24 hours, the country saw the highest number of positive cases since July with 3,876 people getting infected.
Social media was abuzz throughout the day with the news of the prime minister testing positive for the novel coronavirus, triggering a debate on the effectiveness of the vaccine which he had received two days ago.
On the international front, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, interestingly, became the first leader to wish Mr Khan.