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Updated on: Friday, December 18, 2020, 05:01 PM IST

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat tests positive for COVID-19, opts for home isolation

In a tweet, Rawat said he went into home isolation after he tested positive for COVID-19.
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Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat | Twitter (@tsrawatbjp)

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat | Twitter (@tsrawatbjp)

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Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has tested positive for coronavirus on Friday.

In a tweet, Rawat said he went into home isolation after he tested positive for COVID-19. He has also urged people who might have come in contact with him to isolate themselves and get tested for virus.

"Today I had my corona test done and the report came back positive. My health is fine and I do not have any symptoms. Therefore, on the advice of doctors, I will be in home isolation. I request everyone, whoever has come in contact with me in the last few days, please isolate yourself and get yourself checked," Rawat said in a tweet (translated from Hindi).

According to Union Health Ministry, there are 6,062 active COVID-19 cases in Uttarakhand, 77,243 recovered from the virus and the death toll stands at 1,384.

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Published on: Friday, December 18, 2020, 05:01 PM IST
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