Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers Sadanand Gowda has tested positive for COVID-19. While giving information on Twitter, Gowda wrote, “After initial symptoms of COVID19, I got myself tested and the report came positive. I have isolated myself. I request everyone who has come in my contact to be careful and follow the protocol. Stay safe.”
Senior Congress leader AK Antony and his wife tested also positive for COVID-19:
Former Union minister and senior Congress leader AK Antony and his wife Elizabeth Antony have tested positive for COVID-19. Anil K. Antony, son of Congress leader, has given this information through social media on Thursday. He has said that the condition of his parents is stable. Both are undergoing treatment at AIIMS in Delhi.
Many politicians had tested positive earlier:
In recent times, many politicians and Union ministers have tested positive for coronavirus. Earlier, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari, Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister Smriti Irani, Shripad Naik, Ramdas Athawale, MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, MP Jyotiraditya Scindia, U.P. Former Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav and Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das has tested positive earlier.
Congress leader Ahmed Patel admitted in a hospital in Gurgaon:
During the Bihar Assembly elections, Bihar BJP election in-charge and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, former Union Ministers Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Shahnawaz Hussain, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi and Health Minister Mangal Pandey had tested positive. At the same time, Congress leaders Ahmed Patel, Ghulam Nabi Azad, PL Punia and RPN Singh were also found to be corona infected. Most of these leaders have now recovered and Congress leader Ahmed Patel is still admitted in a hospital in Gurgaon.