Pakistan’s President Arif Alvi Tests COVID-19 Positive

Islamabad: Week after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s COVID positive report hit the headlines, now the country’s President Arif Alvi also tested positive for the virus even after taking the first dose of vaccine.

An update issued on the official social media handle of the president confirmed that he has contracted the contagious disease.

“I have tested positive for COVID-19. May Allah have mercy on all COVID affectees. Had 1st dose of vaccine but antibodies start developing after 2nd dose that was due in a week. Please continue to be careful. (sic),” the tweet read.

Alvi was vaccinated on March 15, followed by Prime Minister Imran Khan who took the jab on March 19.

Both the leaders were provided with China’s Sinopharm vaccine.

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