Former President of India tested Covid positive
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Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee has tested positive for COVID-19. Pranab Mukherjee remained President of India from 2012-2017.
As per his twitter account, Mukherjee said that “he has tested positive for the highly-infectious virus today while he was on a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure. He advised all the people who came in contact with him to isolate themselves and get tested.”
Pranab Mukherjee is one the several VVIPs who have tested positive for Coronavirus. Earlier this month, Union Home Minister Amit Shah tested positive for Coronavirus and was admitted to a hospital in Gurugram. Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Chauhan ,Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa and former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah also tested Covid-19 positive.
On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today.
I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self isolate and get tested for COVID-19. #CitizenMukherjee
— Pranab Mukherjee (@CitiznMukherjee) August 10, 2020