The government’s chief spokesperson Firdous Ashiq Awan late Tuesday night said that the prime minister will be tested for the coronavirus the following day.
“Samples for his test will be collected from the Prime Minister Office tomorrow,” she said.
Awan said that the premier’s office “is disinfected daily” while the PM Office is thoroughly disinfected as a whole “every other day”.
Faisal Edhi, the head of one of Pakistan’s largest charity groups, the Edhi Foundation, has tested positive for coronavirus.
According to Geo News, Edhi is in Islamabad at the moment and had insisted on being tested since he had been on the ground working with patients. His family will also undergo test for the virus as well.
Edhi had traveled to Lahore and then to Islamabad, where he met Prime Minister Imran Khan and donated a Rs10 million check on behalf of his organisation.
His family told Geo News, he had insisted on a test whose result came back today as positive.