Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin announced on Tuesday that he has tested positive for Covid-19. “I felt a bit tired today, the tests confirmed that I am Covid-19 positive. I have isolated myself. Let us all wear masks, get vaccinated and stay safe,” he wrote.
"இன்று உடற்சோர்வு சற்று இருந்தது. பரிசோதித்ததில் #COVID19 உறுதிசெய்யப்பட்டதையடுத்து தனிமைப்படுத்திக் கொண்டுள்ளேன்.
— CMOTamilNadu (@CMOTamilnadu) July 12, 2022
Last month, the DMK leader had informed his party workers that he was down with a mild fever and had asked them not to worry, promising that he would return to work in a day or two.
Tamil Nadu on Tuesday recorded 2,280 fresh cases of Covid-19, taking the overall count to 35,06,257. With 2,372 patients discharged in the last 24 hours, the number of active cases stood at 18,710. Of the total cases, Chennai reported as many as 755, followed by Chengalpattu with 410. With no new deaths reported, the toll remained at 38,028.