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 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.