Union minister Kailash Chaudhary tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to hospital in Jodhpur

The BJP leader said that said he had slight difficulty in breathing along with fever and requested those who came into contact with him to get themselves tested

Press Trust of India August 08, 2020 20:46:52 IST
Union minister Kailash Chaudhary tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to hospital in Jodhpur

Union Minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Choudhary has tested positive for coronavirus, he said in a tweet on Saturday. He is undergoing treatment at a hospital in Jodhpur, he said.

"Following the test done last night after showing symptoms, the report for coronavirus has come out positive," Choudhary tweeted. ''All friends who came in contact with me in the last few days should keep distance from their family members and get themselves tested," he said.

"There is fever along with some breathing problems. I am taking treatment under the supervision of doctors in the hospital," he said in the tweet.

The Union minister, who was on a three-day visit to his parliamentary constituency Jaisalmer, had visited several places.

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