New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said he has tested positive for Covid 19.
“I have tested positive for Corona today with mild symptoms. I am under home quarantine,” Singh said in a tweet.
“I request everyone who have recently come in contact to isolate themselves and get tested”, he said.
Several politicians, including Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot, Bihar Deputy Chief Ministers Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi, and several others have tested covid19 positive during the ongoing covid wave.
This news comes amid the country recording 1,79,723 fresh cases and 146 related deaths, taking the toll to 3,57,07,727 and death tally to 4,93,936 as per the Union Health Ministry data on Monday.
More than 400 parliament staff members had also tested positive for Covid 19 last week.