Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan tested positive for the Covid-19 on Saturday, the country's health minister Faisal Sultan announced in a tweet. He is self-isolating at home, the health minister also said on Twitter.

"PM Imran Khan has tested positive for Covid-19 and is self-isolating at home," Faisal Sultan tweeted.  This was later also confirmed by the Pakistan Prime Minister's Office. On Thursday, Imran Khan took the first dose of Chinese coronavirus vaccine Sinopharm.

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This vaccine is currently made available only to Pakistan and becomes effective after two successful doses.

In a report, news agency ANI said China had donated 5 lakh doses of Sinopharm vaccine to Pakistan on February 1. This enabled the country to start its Covid-19 vaccination drive.