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Gujarat BJP MLA tests COVID-19 positive, takes count to 3

An MLA of the ruling BJP in Gujarat was admitted to a hospital on Monday after he tested positive for coronavirus, his office said.

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Ahmedabad Published on: June 01, 2020 23:24 IST
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Gujarat BJP MLA tests COVID-19 positive

An MLA of the ruling BJP in Gujarat was admitted to a hospital on Monday after he tested positive for coronavirus, his office said. The legislator had a fever since the last few days and he eventually tested positive for COVID-19, said a release by his office. He was admitted to a hospital on Monday, the release said.

He is the third MLA from Gujarat to be infected by the virus.

Earlier, two MLAs - one from the BJP and the other from the Congress - had tested positive for coronavirus.

The Congress MLA was discharged two weeks ago after recovering from the disease. The other lawmaker is undergoing treatment.

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