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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Isolates Himself

File picture of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. (Photo: PTI)

Nitin Gadkari is the newest Union minister to have examined optimistic for the an infection. Home Minister Amit Shah, who had earlier contracted the virus, has recovered and was discharged from AIIMS Delhi just lately.

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  • Last Updated: September 16, 2020, 10:04 PM IST

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday stated he has examined optimistic for the coronavirus an infection and has remoted himself. He additionally appealed to those that have are available in contact with him to get examined.

“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,” stated the Union Minister of of Road Transport and Highways in a tweet, urging those that have are available in contact with him to endure assessments.






Gadkari is the newest Union minister to have examined optimistic for the an infection. Union Home Minister Amit Shah had additionally contracted the virus, recovered just lately and was discharged from AIIMS Delhi.

The information about Gadkari’s an infection got here on the day when Lok Sabha MP from Tirupati, Balli Durga Prasad, died of Covid-19. The YSRCP chief, who was 64 years previous, was present process remedy for coronavairus at a personal hospital in Chennai.

Before the beginning of the Monsoon Session of Parliament on September 14, 17 MPs examined optimistic for coronavirus in obligatory assessments. As many as 12 MPs from the BJP, essentially the most from any social gathering in Lok Sabha, had been discovered contaminated in the course of the check adopted by the YSR Congress’s two MPs and one every of the DMK, the Shiv Sena and the RLP.

The Lok Sabha members had been examined on the Parliament House on September 13 and 14 — throughout a compulsory check for these attending this 12 months’s Monsoon Session which can finish on October 1.


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