Former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel undergoes home isolation after testing COVID-19 positive
Patel had undergone COVID-19 test after one of his attendants was detected with the infection on Thursday
Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel has tested positive for the novel coronavirus , health officials said on Friday.
He underwent a COVID-19 test as one of his attendants was detected with the infection on Thursday after which samples of the former were taken for antigen and the RT-PCR process, said Gandhinagar Civil Hospital Superintendent Dr Niyati Lakhani.
"His antigen test returned positive while the results for the RT-PCR test is yet to come," Lakhani informed.
The 92-year-old leader's family said he is in home isolation in Gandhinagar.
India reports 10,488 fresh COVID-19 cases, 313 deaths in last 24 hours; active cases decline to 1,22,714
The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 44 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 147 consecutive days now
The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 43 days in a row and less than 50,000 for 146 consecutive days
The three-day event will be organised on the theme of 'From Aatmanirbhar Gujarat to Aatmanirbhar Bharat'