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.
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
कोरोना के शुरूआती लक्षण दिखने पर मैंने टेस्ट करवाया और रिपोर्ट पॉजिटिव आई है। मेरी तबीयत ठीक है परन्तु डॉक्टर्स की सलाह पर अस्पताल में भर्ती हो रहा हूँ। मेरा अनुरोध है कि आप में से जो भी लोग गत कुछ दिनों में मेरे संपर्क में आयें हैं, कृपया स्वयं को आइसोलेट कर अपनी जाँच करवाएं।— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) August 2, 2020
UP minister Kamal dies
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Minister Kamal Rani Varun, the only woman Cabinet minister in the state, died of Covid-19 at a hospital here on Sunday. She was 62. She had comorbidities, a doctor said. PTI