Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat tweeted this afternoon that he has examined constructive for coronavirus, which has affected over 28 lakh people in India as a result of the beginning of the pandemic. He is the sixth Union Minister to test constructive for the extraordinarily contagious sickness.
In his tweet, the 52-year-old minister appealed to all people who have can be found contact with him to get examined for COVID-19. “After noticing some symptoms, I got tested for coronavirus. My result has come out to be positive. I am getting admitted to a hospital on doctors’ advice. I appeal to all those who have come in contact me in the last few days to isolate themselves and get tested. All of you please stay healthy and take care,” Mr Shekhawat wrote in Hindi.
Mr Shekhawat had met Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar for a gathering on Satluj Yamuna Link on Monday. He has been admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon near Delhi.
Earlier this month, Union Minister Amit Shah had examined constructive for COVID-19.
Among totally different ministers who’ve contracted the virus thus far are Ayush Minister Shirpad Naik, Union Minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Choudhary, Arjun Ram Meghwal, Dharmendra Pradhan, Lav Agarwal, who was essential the central authorities’s info conferences on COVID-19.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa had been amongst totally different excessive politicians who examined constructive for COVID-19 in the previous few weeks.
Across India, over 20 lakh Covid victims have recovered thus far. The nation recorded its biggest single-day leap of virtually 70,000 cases this morning.