Union Home Minister Amit Shah is being admitted to a hospital after testing positive for novel coronavirus infection.
He took tests after showing symptoms of coronavirus and the report was positive, the union home minister said via Twitter. He is being admitted to the hospital for treatment.
Amit Shah has been admitted to the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram.
“My health is fine but I am being admitted to the hospital on advice of doctors. I request all of you who have come in contact with me in the last few days to please isolate yourself and get your inquiry done,” he said in a tweet.
As per doctors, Amit Shah has comorbidities and, thus, comes under the vulnerable category. His oxygen levels will be monitored from now on.
BJP leaders wished the Home Minister speedy recovery.
BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy tweeted, “I am sorry to hear from news media that Amit Shah has to be admitted to hospital because he has tested positive for Coronavirus. I wish him a speedy recovery and pray for his early discharge.”
On Saturday, Shah addressed a webinar ‘Lokmanya Tilak: Swaraj to Atmanirbhar Bharat’ organized by ICCR Delhi on the 100th death anniversary of Lokmanya Tilak.