Amit Shah, earlier today, announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The Union Home Minister also said that was getting admitted to a hospital.
Amit Shah tests positive for COVID-19
The BJP leader said: “On getting the initial symptoms of coronavirus, 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.”
It has been reported that Amit Shah is admitted to the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram. Shah had been part of the cabinet meeting a few days ago, and an extensive contact tracing is likely to take place to stop a further outbreak.
Meanwhile, close to 54 thousand cases were reported in the lasted 24 hours alone, taking the total in India to more than 17 lakh cases. The country has also rolled out Unlock 3, although establishments such as schools, colleges, theaters, and bars have still been prohibited to open.
Mr. Shah’s colleagues wish him a speedy recovery
Taking to Twitter, several of Mr. Shah’s colleagues wished him a speedy recovery from the infection. Here are some of the tweets in this regard:
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) August 2, 2020
Praying the almighty God for speedy recovery of Shri @AmitShah ji from his present illness.
Best wishes from TamilNadu for his good health.
— Edappadi K Palaniswami (@CMOTamilNadu) August 2, 2020
Praying for the speedy recovery of Hon’ble Home Minister Shri @AmitShah ji. 🙏
— Maneka Sanjay Gandhi (@Manekagandhibjp) August 2, 2020
Shri @AmitShah ji is the ultimate fighter. I am certain that this is nothing but a small blip in his larger political spectrum, which has many more years left of service to the nation. I pray for his speedy recovery.
— Varun Gandhi (@varungandhi80) August 2, 2020
Home Minister Amit Shah ji is someone with a strong will power and knows how to get the better of adversities. He has led the fight against the pandemic from the front and I am sure he will tide over the Corona scare and be back with us soon.
I pray for his speedy recovery.
— Amit Malviya (@amitmalviya) August 2, 2020
— Dr.L.Murugan (@Murugan_TNBJP) August 2, 2020
We all wholeheartedly wish and pray that Hon. HM Shri @AmitShah ji to be recovererd soon from Corona and to be back in the service of Nation . 🙏
— Pawan Kalyan (@PawanKalyan) August 2, 2020
अमितजी, हर चुनौती के सामने आपकी दृढ़ता और इच्छाशक्ति एक मिसाल रही है। कोरोना वायरस की इस बड़ी चुनौती पर भी आप निश्चित रूप से विजय प्राप्त करेंगे, ऐसा मेरा विश्वास है।
आप जल्द से जल्द स्वस्थ हों, यही मेरी ईश्वर से प्रार्थना है। https://t.co/z92S0ZrCVm
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) August 2, 2020
Home Minister Shri @AmitShah ji, your perseverance and willpower has been an example in front of every challenge, I believe that you will surely win this challenge of #COVID19 and will be well soon, this is my prayer to God.
— Rahul Sinha (@RahulSinhaBJP) August 2, 2020