Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday tested positive for coronavirus disease."On showing the initial symptoms, I got my Covid-19 test done and my report has come positive. I am in self isolation and fully following the consultation of physicians. I am doing all tasks virtually," the CM said in a tweet. Adityanath on Tuesday isolated himself after some staffers in his office tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
शुरुआती लक्षण दिखने पर मैंने कोविड की जांच कराई और मेरी रिपोर्ट पॉजिटिव आई है।— Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) April 14, 2021
मैं सेल्फ आइसोलेशन में हूं और चिकित्सकों के परामर्श का पूर्णतः पालन कर रहा हूं। सभी कार्य वर्चुअली संपादित कर रहा हूं।
"Some stafferin my office have been infected with Corona. These officers have been in contact with me, so I have isolated myself as a precaution and am starting all the work virtually," Adityanath said in a tweet in Hindi. The positive cases at the CMO were reported amid a sharp surge in infections across Uttar Pradesh. As per the last update issued by the health department, the state recorded 18,021 new infections - the highest since the onset of the pandemic last year. In the corresponding period, 85 fatalities were also reported in the state. The tally of active cases has jumped to 95,980 and the cumulative COVID-19 count surged to 7,23,582.