Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, 61, has tested favourable for the novel coronavirus, it was confirmed on Saturday afternoon. He will be admitted to the Chirayu Clinic in point out funds Bhopal, Household Minister Narottam Mishra told NDTV.
In a tweet the Main Minister wrote, in Hindi: “My expensive countrymen, I was possessing COVID-19 indicators and, soon after a examination, my report came back again constructive. I am subsequent all the pointers and will quarantine myself in accordance to the doctor’s advice”.
Mr Chouhan also appealed to colleagues and people to get all possible precaution to stay clear of an infection and urged people who had occur in contact with him to get their examination done as effectively
“I enchantment to the folks of my condition to be very careful, just a very little carelessness invitations the coronavirus. I created each hard work to stay away from the virus but persons used to meet me on a lot of topics,” he said.
All shut contacts of the Main Minister, who was to keep a meeting at 11.30 AM, have been quarantined. In his absence, Mr Chouhan wrote right now, Home Minister Narottam Mishra, Health Minister Vishvas Sarang and some others would lead the meeting.
Mr Mishra, among these to have had shut get in touch with with the Main Minister, will also be analyzed for the virus.
The Chief Minister reassured his supporters that there was no need to have to worry and that inspite of his healthcare affliction he would continue to direct initiatives to consist of the virus in his state.
“No have to have to panic, If coronavirus is addressed in time, it is curable,” he claimed. adding, “I have been examining the position of coronavirus infections every evening due to the fact March 25. I will test to review this via movie conferencing as substantially as achievable now”.
Madhya Pradesh has recorded about 26,000 COVID-19 scenarios so far, such as 791 fatalities joined to the virus. The variety of lively situations in the condition is a lot more than 7,500.