NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus infection and has been admitted to a hospital.
Shah (55) took to social media today to report his infection. “My health is fine but I am getting admitted to hospital on advice of doctors,” Amit Shah tweeted after testing positive for COVID-19.
Shah also asked all those who came in contact with him to isolate and get themselves tested.
As per reports, Amit Shah has been admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram, Delhi.
Shah was part ofthe Cabinet meeting which took place last week. As per reports, efforts are on to do contact tracing as the home minister had met quite a few people in the recent past.
As soon as news got out, Shah’s colleagues took to social media to wish him a speedy recovery.
India witnessed the biggest jump in COVID-19 cases as over 57,000 had tested positive for novel coronavirus infection. With this, India’s COVID-19 tally neared 17 lakh mark.
Coronavirus claimed as many as 764 lives in the last 24 hours. The death toll from the virus zoomed to 36,511.
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