The Delhi chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday took to Twitter to announce that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and isolated himself at home. The news comes a day later the Delhi chief minister participated in a rally in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
I have tested positive for Covid. Mild symptoms. Have isolated myself at home. Those who came in touch wid me in last few days, kindly isolate urself and get urself tested
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) January 4, 2022
The updates come in the midst of rising Covid cases in the public capital. The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) is expected to make more restrictions to control the spread of the contamination in its meeting booked on Tuesday.
Delhi added 4,099 new COVID-19 cases with a high rate leaping to 6.46 percent in the beyond 24 hours, according to the regional government’s wellbeing release on Monday. In the interim, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is likewise in-home quarantine post her relative and one of her staff tests positive for COVID-19 on Sunday.
A member of my family and one of my staff have tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday.
I have tested negative today however the doctor has advised that I remain isolated and test again after a few days.
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) January 3, 2022
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was supposed to go for a press conference in Lucknow on Monday, however, she dropped all her planned projects.
Among other political pioneers who have tested positive are Congress MP Revanth Reddy, West Bengal minister Aroop Biswas, Karnataka primary and secondary education Minister BC Nagesh, Maharashtra revenue minister Balasaheb Thorat and Union Minister for Heavy Industries Mahendra Nath Pandey was conceded at the hospital on Monday post he was tested positive for COVID-19.
India recorded 33,750 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, 22% higher than the earlier day and 123 passings. The quantity of Omicron cases in the nation rose to 1,700, with Maharashtra detailing the most numbers. The active case includes in India remains at 1,45,582.