Arvind Kejriwal tested for COVID-19, day after he went into isolation following fever, sore throat
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has gone into self-quarantine after developing sore throat and fever, and samples to be tested for COVID-19 were collected from him on Tuesday
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has gone into self-quarantine after developing sore throat and fever, and samples to be tested for COVID-19 were collected from him on Tuesday.
Officials told PTI the chief minister, who is also a diabetic, was feeling unwell since Sunday afternoon.
"He has mild fever and sore throat since Sunday afternoon. As advised by doctors, the chief minister will undergo COVID-19 test on Tuesday morning," officials said.
Officials said the chief minister had attended a Cabinet meeting on Sunday morning and thereafter, he did not attend any meeting. The chief minister has been holding most of his meetings via video conferencing from his official residence for past two months.
V Sivankutty said deliberations with various departments are ongoing to ensure safety of the children attending the schools
The case doubling time is 1,271 days and the average growth rate between 6 and 12 September stood at 0.6 percent, data from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation revealed
Maharashtra's COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 97.06 percent, while the fatality rate is 2.12 percent