Former President Pranab Mukherjee tests positive for Coronavirus

Former President Pranab Mukherjee posted on Twitter that he has tested positive for Coronavirus.


Former President Pranab Mukherjee (PHOTO: PIB)

Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that he has tested positive for Coronavirus.

"On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today," the president wrote on Twitter.

Mukherjee urged all those people who came in contact with him in recent past to maintain self-isolation and get themselves tested for COVID-19.

"I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self isolate and get tested for COVID-19," he tweeted.

Recently, Union Home Minister Amit Shah also tested positive for Coronavirus.

Covid-19 cases in India has reached 2,217,645, according to official sources.

 

First Published:Aug. 10, 2020, 2:25 p.m.

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