Union Home Minister Amit Shah Tests Positive For Coronavirus
Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday has tested positive for novel coronavirus infection and has been admitted to a hospital.
The home minister took to social media today to report his infection. “I have tested positive but my health is fine,” he said, adding that he has been hospitalized on the advice of doctors.
The Union Home Minister also appealed to those who came into close contact with him in the last few days to get themselves tested for COVID-19.
Union minister Babul Suprio, who met the home minister in the past days, tweeted: I had met Honblehome minister Shri AmitShahji day before in the evening. I am advised by Doctors to confine myself, away from my family members, for the next few days with a test to be done soon. Shall abide with all precautionary measures as per Rules & Protocol”.
Recently, Amit Shah was also present in the last Cabinet meeting where the new education policy was approved. In the meeting, social distancing was strictly followed along with wearing of masks.
On Saturday, Amit Shah addressed the inaugural session of a webinar organized by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) on Lokmanya Bal GangadharTilak’s 100th death anniversary.