Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tests positive for coronavirus
New Delhi : Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday tweeted that he has tested positive for coronavirus and has gone under isolation at his home. The senior leader had mild symptoms.
"I have tested positive for Corona today with mild symptoms. I am under home quarantine. I request everyone who have recently come in my contact to isolate themselves and get tested," tweeted Rajnath Singh.
Meanwhile, Delhi has reported over 22,000 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate in the national capital is at 23 per cent.
A massive surge of 1.79 lakh fresh cases was recorded in the country this morning; the daily positivity was reported to be 13.29 per cent. About 10 days ago, the country was registering an average of 10,000-15,000 cases daily.