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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath tests Covid-19 positive

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has tested positive for Covid-19.

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Lucknow Updated on: April 14, 2021 16:30 IST
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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath tests Covid-19 positive

Adityanath tests Covid-19 positive: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has tested tested positive for coronavirus. Adityanath was in isolation since Tuesday after some officials of his office tested positive for infection. UP's Additional Chief Secretary SP Goyal, OSD Abhishek Kaushik, Special Secretary Amit Singh, and few other officials had tested Covid positive.

Adityanath on Wednesday afternoon tweeted that his report has come positive. "I am in self isolation and fully following the consultation of physicians. I am reviewing all tasks virtually," he tweeted.

"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.

"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," he had said earlier.

Adityanath had taken the first dose of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin on April 5. The immunity to the virus develops several days after the second dose.

Adityanath was actively involved in election campaigning in West Bengal. On April 12, Adityanath had attended a programme with Cabinet minister Ashutosh Tondon 'Gopalji' in the state capital. Tondon has also tested positive.

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