New Delhi (NVI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur today said that he has tested positive for novel coronavirus.
Taking to Twitter, Thakur wrote, “A few days ago, due to contact with a corona positive person, I was quarantined at my residence for the past one week, due to some symptoms of corona from last two days, I got a corona test done today, which has been reported positive.”
कुछ दिन पहले किसी कोरोना पॉज़िटिव व्यक्ति के सम्पर्क में आने के कारण मैं बीते एक सप्ताह से अपने आवास पर क्वारंटीन था,गत दो दिनों से कोरोना के कुछ लक्षण आने के कारण आज कोरोना टेस्ट करवाया,जिसकी रिपोर्ट अभी पॉज़िटिव आई है।
चिकित्सकों की सलाह पर अपने सरकारी आवास में ही आइसोलेट हूं।
— Jairam Thakur (@jairamthakurbjp) October 12, 2020
He also announced that he has now isolated himself in his official residence on the advice of doctors.
Earlier on October 5, the Chief Minister had decided to keep himself in home quarantine for three days as a precautionary measure after he met some people in Manali, who tested positive for coronavirus.
Meanwhile, Himachal Pradesh coronavirus tally rose to 17,409 after 164 more people tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, while two fresh fatalities pushed it’s COVID-19 death toll to 246.