Union Minister Nitin Gadkari tests positive for Covid-19
New Delhi : Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
Taking to the twitter route, the Minister said that he has isolated himself and has requested everyone who has come in his contact to follow required protocols.
“Yesterday, I was feeling weak and consulted my Doctor. During the course of my check up, I have been tested COVID 19 positive. I am at present doing well with the blessings and good wishes of all. I have isolated myself,” Gadkari wrote on twitter.
I request everyone who has come in my contact to be careful and follow the protocol. Stay safe.
— Nitin Gadkari (@nitin_gadkari) September 16, 2020
So far, at least eight Union Ministers, including Union Home Minister Amit Shah over 20 MPs from across the country have contracted the coronavirus.