New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and party treasurer Ahmed Patel tested positive for novel coronavirus on Thursday. He asked all those who came in close contact with him to isolate themselves and get tested for the infection.
“I have tested positive for Covid-19. I request all those who came in close contact with me recently to self isolate,” Patel tweeted. Also Read – India’s COVID-19 Active Caseload Remained Under 10 Lakh for 10th Day in a Row
I have tested positive for Covid19. I request all those who came in close contact with me recently, to self isolate
— Ahmed Patel (@ahmedpatel) October 1, 2020
The Congress leader was recently seen in the concluded Parliament session where he was seen opposing the farm Bills in Rajya Sabha.
Earlier, Vice President and Chairman of the Rajya Sabha Venkaiah Naidu had also tested positive for the virus.
The country’s Covid-19 tally has crossed the 63-lakh mark on Thursday with a spike of 86,821 new cases and 1,181 deaths reported in the last 24 hours.