scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat tests positive for Covid-19

According to a government release, he is asymptomatic and is interacting with officials from the guesthouse where he is in isolation.

By: Express Web Desk | Dehradun |
Updated: March 23, 2021 2:32:50 am
Tirath Singh Rawat covid-19 positiveTirath Singh Rawat was scheduled to visit New Delhi today. (Twitter/Tirath Singh Rawat)

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat has tested positive for Covid-19 and has put himself in isolation under medical supervision. Sharing this information in a Twitter post, Rawat appealed to those who came in close contact with him recently to get themselves tested.

According to a government release, he is asymptomatic and is interacting with officials from the guesthouse where he is in isolation.

Rawat was to reach New Delhi on Monday for a four-day visit to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and other Union cabinet ministers. He also had plans to attend the Parliament session as MP from Garhwal.

The Chief Minister had attended several public events over the past few days. On Sunday, he attended an event to mark the International Day of Forests in Nainital where forest minister Harak Singh Rawat, local MLAs and officers of the forest department were present on the stage with him. Harak Singh Rawat on Monday said that he will get himself tested.

On Sunday, the Chief Minister also inaugurated a kabaddi tournament in Vikas Nagar and attended a Holi Milan programme in Dehradun.

The day before, he attended a meeting of the BJP state core committee that was also attended by state party president Madan Kaushik, Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and MPs and state ministers. On Saturday, he also visited Haridwar to lay the foundation stone for a development project and review preparations for the Kumbh Mela.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App.

  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
0 Comment(s) *
* The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by indianexpress.com.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
x