Union home minister Amit Shah tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to hospital
Union home minister Amit Shah tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to hospital.
Union home minister Amit Shah (55) on Sunday has tested positive for novel coronavirus infection minister said his health is "fine" but he was being hospitalised "on the advice of doctors".
"On getting the initial symptoms of coronavirus, I got the test done and the report came back positive. My health is fine, but I am being admitted to the hospital on the advice of doctors. I request that all of you who have come in contact with me in the last few days, please isolate yourself and get your inquiry done," the minister's tweet in Hindi roughly said.
He also advised all the people who came in contact with him from last 10 days to go for testing and isolation after he testing positive.
The centre announced a nationwide lockdown in the last week of March to curb the COVID-19 spread. Starting today, India entered the 'Unlock 3.0' phase to gradually restart the economic activities across the country. The night curfew which was applicable from 10 pm to 5 am were lifted. The gymnasiums are allowed to open their gates for enthusiasts from August 5. However, everyone need to follow the COVID-19 guidelines and maintain social distancing norms.
Due to Covid-19 a minister from Uttar Pradesh. Kamal Rani Varun, 62, died at Lucknow's Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences this morning.