Haryana Deputy CM tests COVID positive

Dushyant Chautala

New Delhi (NVI): Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala today said that he has tested positive for novel coronavirus.

Taking to Twitter, Chautala said, “I have a piece of information for all my friends and colleagues – My Covid-19 report has come out positive.”

“My health is fine. I urge all those people who came in contact with me in the last few days to take care of themselves and get a test if the doctor prescribes so” he said in the video posted on Twitter.

Earlier in Haryana, several minister including Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Assembly Speaker Gyan Chand Gupta and about half a dozen MLAs have been affected by the coronavirus.

Last month when the state assembly session took place, a large number of MLAs were found to be COVID-19 positive.

Haryana’s coronavirus tally rose to 1,34,909 after 1,031 more people tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, while 21 fresh fatalities pushed it’s COVID-19 death toll to 1,491.