If there's one person who's super glad they got vaccinated against the coronavirus it's definitely Ali Gul Pir. The Karachi-based comedian recently tested positive for Covid-19 and only has mild symptoms, all thanks to being vaccinated.
Gul Pir took to Twitter on Wednesday to share the news with his followers. "I've been unwell since a week now," he shared. "I tested positive a few days back so [I'm] taking this time to chill and write. I’m feeling good now, just a mild cough. [I] can’t imagine how I would be feeling if I wasn’t vaccinated."
He urged netizens to get vaccinated in case they haven't done so already. "Please get vaccinated for your own safety and the safety of your family."
The comedian's followers seconded his words, saying how he's "absolutely right about vaccination".
Many wished Gul Pir a speedy recovery who thanked everyone for their concern in return.
The fifth wave of the coronavirus is rapidly intensifying in Pakistan. In Karachi, the positivity rate has doubled in one week alone, crossing the 10 per cent threshold , it emerged on Friday.
The NCOC strongly advises individuals to wear face masks in public places, practice social distancing and get vaccinated amongst other preventative measures in order to safeguard themselves against the coronavirus.