New Delhi/Oct,16: Leader of the opposition in Rajaya Sabha and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Gh Nabi Azad Ghulam Nabi on Friday tested positive for COVID-19.
Confirming that he has tested positive for COVID-19 Azad in a tweet said that he has contracted the novel coronavirus and has been under home quarantine. He also advised those who came in contact with him recently to follow the COVID-19 safety protocols.
“I have tested positive for COVID-19. I am in home quarantine. Those who came in contact with me in last few days may kindly follow the protocol,” he wrote.
Earlier, several other senior Congress leaders like Ahmed Patel, Motilal Vora and Abhishek Singhvi had tested positive for COVID-19, news agency PTI reported. While Mr Singhvi has recovered, other leaders are still under treatment.
Several senior politicians across the country have tested positive for the virus. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Union Ministers Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari and Pralhad Patel had tested positive for the virus and have recovered.