Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to AIIMS

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Updated: Aug 08, 2020 10:53 PM

The Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs wrote on Twitter that he tested positive for COVID-19 after testing negative for the disease once. He further added that his health is fine but he has been admitted to AIIMS on doctors' advice.

Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal. (IE)

Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday. He informed this in a tweet and added that he has been admitted to AIIMS, but his health is fine.

The Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs wrote on Twitter that he tested positive for COVID-19 after testing negative for the disease once. He further added that his health is fine but he has been admitted to AIIMS on doctors’ advice.

Earlier this month, Union Home Minister Amit Shah tested positive for Covid. He was admitted to a hospital on the advice of doctors. Karnataka chief minister Yediyurappa and his daughter tested positive for coronavirus this week.

Last month, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Chouhan contracted virus and was admitted to a hospital. He has now been discharged from the hospital but is still in home quarantine. In the last couple of weeks, a number of BJP leaders and state ministers have tested positive for Covid. Just days ago Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had tested positive for Covid.

 

Recently, BJP UP chief Swatantra Dev Singh tested positive for coronavirus.

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