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President of Pakistan Dr. Alvi Contracts Coronavirus

Defence Minister Pervez Khattak also tested positive on the same day.

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President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi has tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.

The health update was shared by Dr. Alvi in a tweet on his official Twitter handle.

“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,” he said in a tweet.


Pakistan’s President and Defence Minister Pervez Khatak both have tested positive for Coronavirus – days after both attended the country’s Pakistan Day military parade on March 25th where a considerable crowd was in attendance.

Governor Sindh Imran Ismail announced that the defence minister had tested positive for the virus, as he wished him a quick recovery.


Dr. Arif Alvi and his wife Samina Alvi had received the first doses of the COVID-19 jabs at a vaccination center in the federal capital’s Tarlai area.

Earlier on March 20, Prime Minister Imran Khan and first lady Bushra Bibi had also tested positive for COVID-19. 

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The PM went into self-isolation at home after testing positive.

The premier had also been inoculated on March 18 — two days before he tested positive for the virus.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.