Pakistan's PM Imran Khan Tested Negative for Coronavirus
April 23 , 2020
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan was tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday after he came into contact with one of the COVID-19 positive cases. Chairman of Edhi Foundation, Faisal Edhi is Corona positive and met the PM in Islamabad on April 15 to donate Rs 10 million to the government's Coronavirus relief fund. A picture posted on Twitter shows Edhi handing over a cheque to Imran Khan and none of them wearing protective masks. After that meeting, Pakistan's PM presided over many meetings and met individuals like President Arif Alvi and ISI Chief Lt Gen Faiz Hameed. Faisal Edhi's test was conducted two days ago and after the results, he self-quarantined himself at his Islamabad's residence. Right after his reports, a team of doctors from Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital collected samples from the premier and the PM agreed to get tested as a precautionary measure. The reports came on Wednesday and the Prime Minister has tested negative for the Coronavirus as confirmed by one of his aides.