Home Minister Amit Shah tests positive for COVID-19

Admitted to hospital on advice of doctors

Home Minister Amit Shah tests positive for COVID-19

Union Home Minister Amit Shah. File photo

Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 2

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today tested positive for Covid-19 and was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram on the advice of doctors.

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Shah, 55, made the announcement on Twitter saying he got tested after showing initial symptoms of Covid-19. “On getting the initial symptoms of Covid-19, I got the test done and the report came positive. My health is fine, but I am being admitted to the hospital on the advice of doctors”, he said.

In the same tweet, he also advised and requested all those, who came in contact with him in the past few days, to get tested for Covid-19.

Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit too tested positive for Covid-19. He was advised home isolation since his infection was mild, a Chennai-based private hospital said on Sunday. — TNS/PTI

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