NEW DELHI: Union Minister for AYUSH Shripad Y Naik on Wednesday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and advised all those who have come in contact with him in the last few days to get tested and take required precautions.
In a tweet, Naik said the test showed he was asymptomatically positive and he has opted for home isolation.
He also said that his vitals were normal.
"I underwent Covid-19 test today and it has turned out asymptomatically positive. My vitals are within normal limits and I have opted for home isolation. Those who have come in contact with me in last few days are advised to get tested and take required precautions," the minister said in a tweet.
I underwent Covid-19 test today & it has turned out assymptomaically positive. My vitals are within normal limits… https://t.co/QniGvyGJTC— Shripad Y. Naik (@shripadynaik) 1597237346000
The Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy has been actively involved in the government's efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus.