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AAP’s Atishi tests positive for Covid-19, fourth Delhi MLA to get coronavirus

Atishi, represents Kalkaji assembly constituency, was tested on Tuesday and her report came positive on Wednesday, PTI quoted party sources as saying. She is currently under home quarantine.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: June 17, 2020 8:11:44 pm
atishi, aap, coronavirus, delhi AAP MLA from Kalkaji Atishi has tested positive for the coronavirus. (Express file photo by Amit Mehra)

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA and national spokesperson Atishi has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders took to Twitter to wish her speedy recovery.

“Atishi ji has played an important role in the fight against corona. I hope that she will get healthy soon and again get involved in serving the people,” Kejriwal tweeted in Hindi.

Greater Kailash MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj tweeted, “Get well soon Atishi, recover soon from Corona.”

Atishi, who represents Kalkaji assembly constituency, was tested on Tuesday and her report came positive on Wednesday, PTI quoted party sources as saying. She is currently under home quarantine.

She is the fourth MLA from Delhi to have tested positive for Covid-19 – the other three being Karol Bagh MLA Vishesh Ravi, Patel Nagar MLA Rajkumar Anand and Shakur Basti MLA and UT Health Minister Satyendar Jain.

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Jain was hospitalised on Monday night after he developed breathlessness, fever and a drop in oxygen levels. However, he tested negative for Covid-19. He was tested again today where he came out Covid-19 positive.

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