UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Tests Positive For Covid-19, Self-Isolates

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Tests Positive For Covid-19, Self-IsolatesUttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath (Anshuman Poyrekar/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has tested positive for Covid.

In a tweet on Wednesday (14 April), the Chief Minister said that in view of the preliminary symptoms, he had got himself tested and the report showed that he was positive for Covid-19.

The Chief Minister had stated on Tuesday evening that he is isolating himself after a number of officials in his secretariat tested positive for Covid.

The Chief Minister said on Wednesday that he would remain in home isolation and follow the instructions of the doctors. He also said that he would continue doing his work through virtual means.

The Chief Minister further advised those he had met in the past few days to get themselves tested.

Earlier in the day, former UP CM and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has also tested positive for Covid-19, following which he isolated himself. In a tweet, the former CM informed that his treatment for the disease had begun at his home.

(With inputs from IANS)