Yogi Adityanath tests positive for COVID-19 after 'preliminary symptoms', goes into self-isolation

The Uttar Pradesh chief minister had on Tuesday isolated himself after some officials in his contact tested positive for coronavirus

Press Trust of India April 14, 2021 15:08:29 IST
Yogi Adityanath tests positive for COVID-19 after 'preliminary symptoms', goes into self-isolation

File image of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath. Twitter@myogiadityanath

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 .

He had on Tuesday isolated himself after some officials in his contact tested positive for coronavirus .

"After initial symptoms, I got myself tested. My report is positive. I am in self-isolation and following doctors advice. I am doing all the works virtually," Adityanath tweeted from his official Twitter handle.

Earlier, he had said, "The officers of my office tested positive for coronavirus . They were in touch with me, therefore, as a precaution, I am isolating myself and starting all my work digitally."

Some officials, including his Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Abhishek Kaushik, tested positive for COVID-19 .

The chief minister, however, had not identified the officials who were tested for the infection.

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