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Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb Self-Isolates After Family Members Test Positive

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb’s COVID-19 take a look at result’s awaited (File)


Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb is in self-isolation after two members of his household examined optimistic for the novel coronavirus. In a tweet posted late Monday evening, the Chief Minister mentioned different members had examined unfavourable and that he was ready on the outcomes of his COVID-19 take a look at.

Mr Deb additional mentioned that he had gone into self-isolation at his residence and that “all precautionary measures have been taken”.

“Two of my family members found COVID-19 positive. Other family members found negative. I have undergone COVID-19 test, result is yet to come. I am following self-isolation at my residence and all precautionary measures have been taken,” the Chief Minister tweeted.

“Praying for the speedy recovery of family members,” he added.

On Sunday each Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa introduced that that they had examined optimistic. Mr Deb tweeted get-well-soon messages to each leaders.

Both Mr Shah and Mr Yediyurappa mentioned that they had been “fine” and had solely been admitted to hospital on the recommendation of their medical doctors. Both additionally urged all those that had are available contact with them to self-isolate and have themselves examined for the virus.

Mr Shah attended a cupboard assembly final week at which Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had been current. Sources have mentioned that each one precautions, together with social distancing, had been taken.

Mr Yediyurappa, in the meantime met Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala and Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai in Bengaluru final week. The Chief Minister’s daughter, Padmavati, has additionally examined optimistic for the virus. His son Vijayendra, nonetheless, is unfavourable.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tested positive for the virus final month. He is recovering at Bhopal’s Chirayu Hospital, from the place he too tweeted get-well-soon messages to each Amit Shah and BS Yediyurappa.

Also on Sunday, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit tested positive and UP minister Kamal Rani Varun, 62, died at Lucknow’s Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Science.

Tripura has reported over 5,300 instances of the COVID-19 virus to this point, of which 1,742 are energetic instances and 27 are deaths linked to the virus.

Covid instances throughout India elevated by greater than 50,000 for the fifth straight day as we speak, with 52,972 cases on Sunday taking the nationwide tally previous 18 lakh.


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