Farooq Abdullah Tests Positive For Covid-19,Showing Some Symptoms: Son Omar Abdullah

Srinagar: Former Chief Minister and National Conference patron Farooq Abdullah has tested positive for Covid-19, his son and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah informed on Twitter on Tuesday.

Omar said he and his family members will be self-isolating and getting themselves tested for Covid.

“My father has tested positive for COVID-19 & is showing some symptoms. I will be self-isolating along with other family members until we get ourselves tested. I request anyone who has come in to contact with us over the last few days to take all the mandated precautions,” Omar tweeted.

Earlier this month, Farooq Abdullah had taken the first Covid jab at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) in Srinagar.

Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday recorded 235 new positive Covid-19 cases, taking the infection tally to 1,30,228, even as no fresh death due to the disease was reported in the Union territory in the past 24 hours.

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