Home minister Amit Shah tweeted on Sunday afternoon that he has tested positive for coronavirus, adding that he is “fine” but getting hospitalised as advised by doctors.
“On getting the initial symptoms of corona, 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,” tweeted Shah.
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The home minister also requested those who had come in his contact to isolate themselves and get tested.
Soon after the news broke, BJP chief JP Nanda tweeted saying he is praying for the minister’s speedy recovery.
In the lead-up to today, the minister has maintained a busy schedule and has been active on social media.
On Saturday, Shah addressed the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) online conference on freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak, marking 100 years since his death on August 1, 1920.
The minister also welcomed the first batch o