Both Singh and Purohit are quarantined at dwelling on docs’ recommendation. Singh additionally requested those that got here into contact with him to isolate and get themselves examined
BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh and Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit confirmed on Sunday that that they’ve examined constructive for the novel coronavirus. The information got here on the identical day Union dwelling minister and senior BJP chief Amit Shah examined constructive for the virus.
Singh, BJP’s state unit president, stated in a Twitter publish that he had examined constructive for the viral an infection, including that he has quarantined himself at his dwelling as per docs’ recommendation.
डॉक्टर की सलाह पर मैं वर्तमान में अपने आवास पर होम क्वारंटाइन हूँ। मेरा सभी प्रदेश्वासियों से निवेदन है कि पूरी सावधानी बरतें और सरकार की गाइडलाइन का सख़्ती से पालन करे।
— Swatantra Dev Singh (@swatantrabjp) August 2, 2020
The UP BJP chief additionally requested his acquaintances who got here in his contact just lately to get themselves examined for the an infection.
Earlier within the day, Kamal Rani Varun, the one lady cupboard minister within the state, died of COVID-19 at a hospital in Lucknow. She had comorbidities, together with diabetes, hypertension and hyperthyroidism, a senior physician on the hospital instructed information company PTI.
Tamil Nadu Governor asymptomatic, quarantined at dwelling
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has been suggested dwelling quarantine after testing constructive for COVID-19, reported PTI quoting a bulletin issued by Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital.
Purohit, 80, was in self-isolation since 29 July after three individuals within the Raj Bhavan had examined constructive for the coronavirus.
Earlier, as many as 84 safety and hearth companies personnel deployed within the Tamil Nadu Raj Bhavan had examined constructive for coronavirus on 23 July, however the Governor’s workplace had then stated that none of them got here into contact with Purohit or senior officers.
A bulletin issued by the Kauvery Hospital the place the Governor underwent additional assessments on Sunday stated that he was asymptomatic and a medical staff would monitor him at his dwelling.
Purohit “tested positive for COVID-19,” hospital govt director Dr Aravindan Selvaraj stated within the bulletin. “He is asymptomatic and clinically stable,” it stated, including the Tamil Nadu Governor underwent additional assessments and evaluation on the hospital situated at Alwarpet space in Chennai.
“As the infection is mild, he has been advised home isolation and will be monitored by the medical team of Kauvery Hospital,” it additional acknowledged.
The information got here minutes after Union Home Minister Amit Shah stated in a Twitter publish that he had examined constructive for COVID-19 and was being shifted to a hospital following medical recommendation.
Colleagues want Purohit, Singh speedy restoration
Political leaders throughout the nation wished Purohit and Singh a speedy restoration.
Tamil Nadu chief minister E Palaniswami stated he wished Purohit a speedy restoration in his battle towards the illness.
I needed the Hon’ble Governor of TamilNadu Shri Banwarilal Purohit ji, a speedy restoration in his battle towards #COVID_19 over cellphone. All our prayers and desires for him!
— Edappadi Okay Palaniswami (@CMOTamilNadu) August 2, 2020
Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukbhir Singh Badal and Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal additionally wished Purohit a swift restoration.
Hoping for swift restoration of Tamil Nadu Governor Sh. Banwarilal Purohit Ji who has examined #COVID19 constructive.
— Sukhbir Singh Badal (@officeofssbadal) August 2, 2020
“My prayers for the speedy recovery of Tamil Nadu Governor Shri Banwarilal Purohit Ji who has tested corona positive,” Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari stated on Twitter.
“Get well soon Hon Banwarilal Purohit ji ! We wish you a speedy recovery!” BJP chief and former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis stated on Twitter.
Uttar Pradesh chief minsiter Yogi Adityanath prayed for the speedy restoration Singh in addition to dwelling minister Amit Shah. He tweeted:
कोरोना महामारी की विभीषिका के बीच जनसेवा में संलग्न @BJP4UP के अध्यक्ष श्री @swatantrabjp जी के संक्रमित होने की सूचना प्राप्त हुई।
कुशल चिकित्सकों की देख-रेख और आपके मजबूत आत्मबल से कोरोना शीघ्र ही परास्त होगा।
प्रभु श्री राम से आपके शीघ्र स्वास्थ्य लाभ हेतु प्रार्थना है।
— Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) August 2, 2020
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who himself is recovering from the virus, prayed for Singh’s speedy restoration.
With inputs from PTI
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