Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday tested positive for coronavirus. The minister has isolated himself and has requested everyone who has come in his contact to follow required protocols. After feeling weakness on Tuesday, Gadkari consulted his doctor regarding his health. During medical check up, he tested positive for Covid-19. Gadkari is the second minister this week to have tested positive for coronavirus. Earlier this week on Monday, Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia had informed everyone that he has tested Covid positive and have went into self isolation.
Yesterday, I was feeling weak and consulted my Doctor. During the course of my check up, I have been tested COVID 19 positive. I am at present doing well with the blessings and good wishes of all. I have isolated myself.— Nitin Gadkari (@nitin_gadkari) September 16, 2020