Advertisement
Monday, Oct 03, 2022
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat Tests Covid-19 Positive

Tirath Singh Rawat advised those who have come in contact with him recently, to get themselves tested for coronavirus.

Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat Tests Covid-19 Positive
| File Photo
Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat Tests Covid-19 Positive
outlookindia.com
2021-03-22T13:39:59+05:30

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Taking to Twitter, the chief minister on Monday said he has tested positive for Covid-19 and has placed himself under isolation. Rawat also advised those who have come in contact with him recently, to get themselves tested for coronavirus. 

"I have tested positive for coronavirus, I am fine and am not facing any health issues. I have isolated myself under the doctors' observation," Tirath Singh Rawat tweeted in Hindi. 

"I request all those who have come in contact with me in the recent past to take all precautions and get themselves tested," the chief minister added. 

Rawat was supposed to arrive in Delhi today for four days. He was also scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and other cabinet ministers.

On Sunday, the Centre, in a letter to the Uttarakhand government, had highlighted the concerns raised by a high-level central team about the need for stringent measures to control the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Centre had also noted a potential upsurge in Covid-19 cases during the Kumbh Mela.  

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

Lament Of Separation: Songs Of Habba Khatun, Last Queen Of Kashmir, Still Echo In Valley

Lament Of Separation: Songs Of Habba Khatun, Last Queen Of Kashmir, Still Echo In Valley

In happy times and sad, Habba Khatun’s sensuous songs make both young and old emotional. With the never-ending conflict bringing tragedies to every doorstep, Habba’s lyrics of separation amplify their mourning.

How Indian Laws Govern People’s Right To Love And Live

How Indian Laws Govern People’s Right To Love And Live

In India, only those relationships between a man and a woman are considered to be legitimate when there is a marriage between the two.

Kohli Quits Test Captaincy, Leaves Leadership Vacuum

Kohli Quits Test Captaincy, Leaves Leadership Vacuum

Virat Kohli, 33, had recently stepped down as India's T20I captain and was subsequently removed as the ODI captain.

UP Elections 2022: How Congress Is Harnessing Power Of 'Persecuted' Women To Counter BJP

UP Elections 2022: How Congress Is Harnessing Power Of 'Persecuted' Women To Counter BJP

A Mahila Congress leader, who is the face of the ‘Ladki Hoon, Lad Sakti Hoon’ campaign, however, has accused the party of anti-women bias after she was denied a ticket.

Advertisement