Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, 61, has examined optimistic for the novel coronavirus, it was confirmed Saturday afternoon. He has been admitted to the Chirayu Hospital in state capital Bhopal.
“My expensive countrymen, I used to be having COVID-19 signs and, after a take a look at, my report got here again optimistic. I’m following all the rules and can quarantine myself in line with the physician’s recommendation,” the Chief Minister wrote on Twitter.
He additionally appealed to colleagues and people to take all attainable precaution to keep away from an infection and urged those that had are available in contact with him to get their assessments performed as properly
“I attraction to the individuals of my state to watch out, just a bit carelessness invitations the coronavirus. I made each effort to keep away from the virus however individuals used to fulfill me on many topics,” Mr Chouhan added.
Shut contacts of the Chief Minister, who was to carry a gathering at 11.30 AM, have been quarantined. In his absence, Mr Chouhan wrote, Dwelling Minister Narottam Mishra, Well being Minister Vishvas Sarang and others will lead the assembly.
Mr Mishra, amongst these to have had shut contact with the Chief Minister, will even be examined for the virus.
Information of Mr Chouhan testing optimistic comes two days after a minister in his cupboard, Arvind Singh Bhadoria, stated he was contaminated. Mr Bhadoria was among the many ministers at Wednesday’s cupboard assembly, which was chaired by the Chief Minister
In the meantime, the Chief Minister reassured supporters that there was no must panic and that regardless of his medical situation he would proceed to steer efforts to include the virus in his state.