Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Thursday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and has gone into self-isolation at his residence here.
Announcing his infection on Twitter, he urged all those who have come in close contact with him recently to self-isolate themselves.
"I have tested positive for COVID-19. I request all those who came in close contact with me recently, to self-isolate," he said on Twitter.
Many Congress leaders, including Abhishek Singhvi and Tarun Gogoi, have tested positive for COVID-19.
Besides, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Union Ministers Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari and Pralhad Patel have also been infected with the novel coronavirus.
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