Rahul Gandhi tests positive for COVID-19; says has 'mild symptoms'
Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has tested positive for Covid-19, he informed on Tuesday.
Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has tested positive for Covid-19, he informed on Tuesday. Gandhi said that he is experiencing mild symptoms and has requested everybody who came in contact with him to follow all safety protocols.
"After experiencing mild symptoms, I've just tested positive for Covid. All those who've been in contact with me recently, please follow all safety protocols and stay safe," the Congress leader wrote on Twitter.
Take a look at his Tweet!
Rahul Gandhi has suspended his public rallies:
Gandhi had recently suspended all his public rallies in poll-bound West Bengal due to the spiralling Covid-19 situation in the country. He had also advised political leaders against holding large public rallies.
"In view of the Covid situation, I am suspending all my public rallies in West Bengal. I would advise all political leaders to think deeply about the consequences of holding large public rallies under the current circumstances," tweeted Gandhi.
He has now joined the list of the country's leaders who have contracted the virus.
Over the last few days, amid the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic being witnessed in the country, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Union sports minister Kiren Rejiju, Chief Minister of Telangana K Chandrasekhar Rao, and Uttar Pradesh - Yogi Adityanath
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