coronavirus update indiaas on : 22 September 2020 06:08 GMT+5:30
COVID-19 Updates: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan tests positive,admitted to hospital
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan tests positive, admitted to hospital
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Tests positive, Admitted to Hospital
New Delhi: The Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan tested positive for coronavirus and has been admitted to the Medanta Hospital.
The development comes a day after the Home Minister Amit Shah tested positive for the virus.
As per the reports, Pradhan has been in isolation after the officials from his staff tested positive for the virus.
#COVID19 के लक्षण दिखने पर मैंने टेस्ट करवाया जिसमें मेरी रिपोर्ट पॉज़िटिव आई है। डाक्टरों की सलाह पर मैं अस्पताल में भर्ती हूँ और स्वस्थ हूँ।— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) August 4, 2020
Mr. Pradhan is the second Union Minister in India to have tested positive for coronavirus.
Including Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa and former Karnataka CM Siddharamaiah. Recently Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has also tested positive for the virus.