Mulayam Singh Yadav tests positive for COVID-19; SP patriarch asymptomatic, says party

The 80-year-old Samajwadi Party leader is being monitored by doctors, the party said in an announcement on Twitter

FP Staff October 14, 2020 23:18:34 IST
Mulayam Singh Yadav tests positive for COVID-19; SP patriarch asymptomatic, says party

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Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav tested positive for the novel coronavirus , the party tweeted on Wednesday.

"Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav has tested positive for COVID-19 , and is being monitored by doctors," it said. He has been admitted to the Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon.

The party also said that the eighty-year-old Samajwadi Party leader has shown no symptoms of the viral infection.

"The health of Netaji (Mulayam Singh Yadav) is stable," SP president Akhilesh Yadav tweeted. "After being COVID-19 positive, he has been admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon for health recovery. We are in contact with senior doctors and will give information from time to time."

With inputs from PTI

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