Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath tests positive for COVID-19

After Akhilesh Yadav, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath too tested positive for coronavirus. He went into self isolation.

The Chief Minister tweeted: “I went for the Covid-19 test after developing initial symptoms. My report has come positive. I am into self isolation and strictly following the doctors’ advice. I am doing all my work virtually.”

In his following tweet, he added: "All activities of the state government are being conducted normally. Meanwhile, all those who have come in contact with me must do their investigation and take precaution."

On Tuesday, Yogi Adityanath went into self-isolation after three of the officers in his Secretariat tested positive. About a dozen senior IAS officers are in self-quarantine at home crippling the state administration at a time when the second surge of coronavirus is reaching its peak.

Sharing a tweet, he wrote, "Some officers of my office have tested positive for COVID-19. As a precaution, I have self isolated myself."

His two Cabinet ministers Ashutosh Tandon and Surya Pratap Sahi are also under self isolation after testing positive.

Meanwhile, BJP leaders took to Twitter to wish him a speedy recovery.

Uttarakhan CM Tirath Singh Rawat said, "I pray to Lord Badri Vishal and Baba Kedar for your speedy recovery. I am sure that you will be healthy and edit your workload again efficiently."

Adityanath, earlier this month, received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at Civil Hospital in Lucknow. After taking COVID-19 vaccine, CM Yogi Adityanath urged people to take all precautions amid growing cases of coronavirus.

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