New Delhi: Union Information & Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
“I have tested #COVID positive today. All those who have come in contact with me in the last 2-3 days may please get themselves tested,” the Minister informed through Twitter.
India is currently undergoing a deadly second wave of coronavirus and the daily caseload in the country has doubled in the last 10 days, prompting a greater need of vaccine. According to Union Health Ministry, the country registered 2,17,353 fresh cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day spike since the outbreak of the pandemic.