Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Raman Singh said he has tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday. He said he got himself tested after exhibiting symptoms and appealed to those who came in contact with him over the past few days to check if they too were infected.
As on Friday, the state has 81,617 COVID-19 cases, of which 36,580 are active ones.
The infection has caused the deaths of 645 people in the state so far.
(With PTI Inputs)