Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tests positive for Covid-19

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tests positive for Covid-19

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday. Singh ,who has mild symptoms and is under home quarantine, asked everyone who came in contact with him to isolate and get tested. 

The Defence Minister in a tweet said, “ I have tested positive for Corona today with mild symptoms. I am under home quarantine. I request everyone who have recently come in my contact to isolate themselves and get tested.”

Union Minister of State Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Sunday also tested positive for the virus. In a post on Twitter, Chandrasekhar said, “And after succeeding in avoiding COVID-19 for the last 21 months, it finally catches up with me today as I tested positive today.”

Before this, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had recently tested positive for Covid-19.

India on Monday recorded 1,79,723 fresh Covid-19 cases, pushing the active caseload to 7,23,619. The daily positivity rate stood at 13.29 per cent, while 146 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours.





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