KARACHI, Pakistan

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan tested negative for the coronavirus, a minister said on Wednesday.

“I am happy to report that his test is negative,” Information Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan said in a Twitter post.

“Prime Minister Imran Khan was tested today [Wednesday] for SARS-COVID-19. The test used was a polymerase chain reaction”, she added.

Khan was tested a day after the head of Pakistan’s top non-governmental relief agency, who met the premier last week, tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday.

Faisal Edhi, the head of the Edhi Foundation, met Khan last Wednesday to donate 10 million

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