Delhi LG Anil Baijal tests COVID-19 positive

The LG has isolated himself at home.


Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Anil Baijal (PHOTO: Twitter)

Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Anil Baijal on Friday said he has tested positive for COVID-19. The LG said in a tweet that he had isolated himself at home and will continue to work and monitor the situation in Delhi from home.

"I have tested positive for COVID with mild symptoms. Have isolated myself since the onset of symptoms and all those who were  in contact with me have been tested. Will continue to function and monitor the situation in Delhi from my residence," the LG tweeted.

Baijal had taken the first dose COVID-19 vaccine at the Tirath Ram Shah Hospital last month.

Meanwhile, Delhi recorded 24,235 new COVID-19 cases and 395 deaths on Thursday, pushing the city's tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 11,22,286 and death toll to 15,772, according to the Union Health Ministry. 

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First Published:April 30, 2021, 3:32 p.m.

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