Union home minister Amit Shah tests Covid-19 positive

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Union home minister AmitShah on Sunday said he has tested positive for coronavirus and is getting admitted to a hospital following the advice of doctors.

Shah, 55, stated this on his Twitter handle.

“I have undergone a coronavirus test after showing initial symptoms and have tested positive. My health is fine but I am getting admitted to a hospital on the advice of doctors,” he tweeted in Hindi.

The home minister also requested those who had come in contact with him in the last few days to get tested for coronavirus and isolate themselves.

Shortly after the home minister’s announcement, several political leaders wished him a speedy recovery.

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