NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Thursday said he has tested positive for Covid-19 and has gone into self-isolation at his residence here.
Announcing his infection on Twitter, he urged all those who have come in close contact with him recently to self-isolate themselves.
"I have tested positive for Covid-19. I request all those who came in close contact with me recently, to self-isolate," he said on Twitter.
I have tested positive for Covid19. I request all those who came in close contact with me recently, to self isolate— Ahmed Patel (@ahmedpatel) 1601547513000
Many Congress leaders, including Abhishek Singhvi and Tarun Gogoi, have tested positive for Covid-19.
Besides, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, union ministers Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari and Pralhad Patel have also been infected with the novel coronavirus