Union Home Minister Amit Shah tested negative for the coronavirus on Friday. Shah said that he will isolate himself at home as a precaution.
Home Minister Amit Shah today tweeted he has tested negative for coronavirus. He had been staying at the private hospital Medanta in Gurgaon, near Delhi. “Today my coronavirus test report has come negative. I thank God and at the moment I express my heartfelt gratitude to all those who have blessed me and my family by wishing me well. Will stay in home isolation for a few more days on the advice of doctors,” Mr Shah tweeted.
“I also thank all the doctors and paramedical staff of Medanta Hospital who have helped me in fighting Corona infection and who have been treating me,” the Home Minister tweeted.
Shah (54) himself had announced on Twitter about being admitted to hospital after the tests returned positive results for the virus infection and appealed to asked people who came in contact with him in the past few days to isolate themselves and get tested. A diabetic, Shah was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Haryana’s Gurugram, near Delhi.
Amit Shah on Aug. 2 had tested positive for Covid-19, the first leader in the Narendra Modi cabinet to contract the virus.