Union minister Nitin Gadkari says he tested coronavirus positive, goes into self-isolation

The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways said he was 'doing well' and requested those who came into contact with him to follow the protocol

Press Trust of India September 16, 2020 22:36:02 IST
Union minister Nitin Gadkari says he tested coronavirus positive, goes into self-isolation

File image of Nitin Gadkari. PTI

Mumbai: Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said he has tested COVID-19 positive.

Gadkari's ministerial colleagues Amit Shah, Shripad Naik, Dharmendra Pradhan, Kailash Choudhary, Arjun Ram Meghwal, Gajendra Shekhawat and Suresh Angadi were also diagnosed with COVID-19 .

Prominent politicians who have earlier tested COVID-19 positive include Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, and Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

Maharashtra ministers Ashok Chavan and Dhananjay Munde had also tested positive.

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