Gopal Rai tests COVID-19 positive

at 12:19 pm
Delhi Environment Min tests COVID positive
Gopal Rai

New Delhi (NVI): Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai today informed that he tested positive for the coronavirus disease.

Taking to Twitter, the Minister urged everyone who came in contact with him to get tested.

“After initial symptoms, corona test was done, which has been reported positive. Those who have come to my contact in the last few days, please take care of them and get them tested,” he tweeted in Hindi.

Gopal Rai is the third minister in the Delhi government to have tested positive for novel coronavirus till now.

Earlier, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Health Minister Satyendar Jain had contracted with COVID-19.

Delhi is currently witnessing the third wave of COVID-19 and registered 5,246 fresh cases of COVID-19, pushing the total caseload to 5,45,787 and the death toll stood at 8,720 in the national capital.