In a major development, Home Minister Amit Shah has tested positive for COVID-19. The Home Minister made the announcement on Twitter saying he got tested after showing initial symptoms of the novel coronavirus. Making the announcement on Twitter Shah said, "On getting the initial symptoms of corona, I got the test done and the report came back positive. My health is fine, but I am being admitted to the hospital on the advice of doctors. I request that all of you who have come in contact with me in the last few days, please isolate yourself and get your inquiry done."
BJP leaders wished the Home Minister speedy recovery. BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy tweeted, "I am sorry to hear from news media that Amit Shah has to be admitted to hospital because he has tested positive for Coronavirus. I wish him a speedy recovery and pray for his early discharge."