Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has tested positive for COVID-19. He said he’s in self-isolation. “On getting the initial symptoms, I got myself checked for Covid-19 and my report has come positive. i’m in self isolation and following doctors’ advice. I’ll perform my constitutional responsibilities via online mode,” the chief minister said in his tweets in Hindi.
प्रदेश सरकार की सभी गतिविधियां सामान्य रूप से संचालित हो रही हैं।
इस बीच जो लोग भी मेरे संपर्क में आएं हैं वह अपनी जांच अवश्य करा लें और एहतियात बरतें।
— Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) April 14, 2021
He said all activities of the government are being conducted normally. “Meanwhile, all those that have are available contact with me must get themselves checked and take precaution,” he added.
Earlier, he had said, “The officers of my office tested positive for coronavirus. They were in-tuned with me, therefore, as a precaution, i’m isolating myself and starting all my work digitally.”
Some officials, including his Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Abhishek Kaushik, tested positive for COVID-19, reported press agency PTI. The chief minister, however, had not identified the officials who were tested for the infection.
Yogi, after an all-party meeting on April 12, had said the present wave of COVID-19 was worrying. He appealed to people to stick to lockdown norms and take precautions. “The government is committed to save lots of lives and livelihood of individuals ,” he said.
As coronavirus cases rise at a rapid pace in UP, many other leaders have also tested positive for the deadly virus. Earlier today, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and Uttar Pradesh minister Ashutosh Tandon also tested positive for COVID-19.
“My corona test report has come positive. I even have isolated myself and began treatment reception itself. people that have are available contact with me within the past few days should get themselves tested. they’re requested to remain in isolation for a few days,” Akhilesh tweeted.