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Himachal CM Jairam Thakur Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Goes Into Home Isolation

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur on Monday announced on Twitter that he has tested positive for coronavirus. Notably, he contracted the virus after coming in contact with a Covid-19 positive person a few days ago.

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur on Monday announced on Twitter that he has tested positive for coronavirus. Notably, he contracted the virus after coming in contact with a Covid-19 positive person a few days ago.

Thakur said he had earlier quarantined himself in his residence for the past one week, but got himself tested for coronavirus after developing some influenza-like symptoms.

He further said that he has now isolated himself in his official residence on the advice of doctors.

“A few days ago, due to in contact with a corona positive person, I was quarantined at my residence for the past one week, due to some symptoms of the virus from last two days, I got a Covid-19 test done today, which has been reported positive. I am isolated in my official residence on the advice of doctors,” the Chief Minister tweeted (translated from Hindi).

Meanwhile, Himachal Pradesh reported two more COVID-19 fatalities on Sunday, taking the death toll in the state to 246, while 164 new cases pushed the infection count to 17,409.

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