Babul Supriyo self isolates as Amit Shah asks people in contact to go in quarantine
New Delhi : Union Minister Babul Supriyo who had come in contact with Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday has gone into self-isolation after the latter requested people to go into self-quarantine who had recently came in his contact.
Home Minister Amit Shah has tested positive for coronavirus and has shifted to the hospital for treatment.
Babul Supriyo explained his move and said he wants to keep himself away from the family till the time he tests negative.
The musician turned politician tweeted, “I had met Honble HM Shri @AmitShah ji day before in the evening. I am advised by doctors to confine myself, away from my family members, for the next few days with a test to be done soon. Shall abide with all precautionary measures as per Rules and Protocol.”
Babul Supriyo is the Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, in the Union Council of Ministers.
Meanwhile, Amit Shah notified people about his test on the social media. He wrote, "On displaying initial symptoms of coronavirus, I got the test done and the report came back positive. My health is fine, but I am being admitted to the hospital on the advice of doctors. I request that all of you who have come in contact with me in the last few days, please isolate yourself and get your inquiry done."
The Home Minister has been admitted to Medanta hospital in Haryana’s Gurgaon, in the national capital region.