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Nitin Gadkari tests positive for Covid, goes into isolation

“I request everyone who has come in my contact to be careful and follow the protocol. Stay safe,” he tweeted.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
September 17, 2020 1:55:18 am
Nitin Gadkari, Driver Training Centres, Jobs for drivers, road and Trsnport ministry, India news, Indian expressUnion minister Nitin Gadkari. (PTI/File Photo)

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has tested positive for Covid-19, he announced on social media Wednesday.

“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,” tweeted Gadkari, 63. He was in Parliament on Tuesday.

“I request everyone who has come in my contact to be careful and follow the protocol. Stay safe,” he tweeted.

MPs were tested before the start of this session. Seventeen Lok Sabha MPs and eight from Rajya Sabha had tested positive. Gadkari, who was negative then, tested positive in Nagpur.

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