Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia tests positive for COVID-19

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Updated: Sep 14, 2020 11:07 PM

Sisodia said that he undertook a test for Covid-19 after suffering from mild fever and the result showed that he had contracted the virus.

"His condition is better now," said an official from the deputy chief minister's office.

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia tweeted on Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and has isolated himself.

In the tweet, Sisodia said that he undertook a test for Covid-19 after suffering from mild fever and the result showed that he had contracted the virus.

He further added that he wasn’t facing any problem per se, and his fever has subsided too, but he has kept himself under quarantine as a precaution.

PTI reported that Sisodia skipped the one-day session of the Delhi Assembly on Monday.

Sisodia had also visited the Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in Tilak Nagar and Hari Nagar in the past few days, the sources said.

Another source said that most employees posted at the CM and deputy CM’s offices underwent COVID-19 test at a temporary testing centre at the Delhi Assembly before the commencement of one-day special session.

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