Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who on Saturday verified that he had contracted the COVID-19 virus, posted a video clip on Sunday morning in which he explained himself as “unquestionably fantastic” and urged all those exhibiting indicators of the coronavirus to get themselves tested, reassuring them that “there is no need to have to concern”.
In a 75-next movie uploaded to his Twitter account, Mr Chouhan is witnessed dressed in a blue healthcare facility gown and sitting up in a bed in Bhopal’s Chirayu Clinic, where he was admitted yesterday afternoon. A next video clip confirmed him watching a Tv though two health-related employees stood close by.
“I am completely great, my good friends. The perseverance of coronavirus warriors, who selflessly risk their lives, is praiseworthy. I salute all coronavirus warriors of the point out who are operating for their sufferers,” Mr Chouhan explained in the initially online video.
प्रिय प्रदेशवासियों, आपको #COVID19 से डरने की जरूरत नहीं है। लक्षण प्रकट होते ही टेस्ट कराएं और पॉजिटिव होने पर तत्काल इलाज शुरू करवाएं तो कोरोना पर विजय अवश्य मिलेगी।
— Shivraj Singh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) July 26, 2020
Stressing that “there is no need to concern” on screening constructive for the virus, the Main Minister urged folks exhibiting signs or symptoms of the coronavirus to get them selves analyzed as shortly as possible.
“If you are contaminated, there is no will need to dread. Do not disguise signs and symptoms but convey to doctors promptly, so therapy can be started. Well timed cure will make you healthful,” he stated.
The Chief Minister also held a conference, via movie-conference, from the hospital to evaluate the COVID-19 situation in the condition.
On Saturday Mr Chouhan tweeted that he had analyzed constructive for the virus even with his most effective efforts to steer clear of an infection and warned folks that “just a minor carelessness invitations the coronavirus”.
Today the Chief Minister recurring his warnings, urging people to stick to hygiene protocols and guidelines laid down by the centre, this kind of as social distancing and the use of deal with masks.
“Keep two metres distance, clean your palms regularly and have on deal with masks – these are the most significant weapons we have to prevent the coronavirus. I attraction to all folks – use these weapons for you and your loved ones,” he stated.
“All of you be careful, stay protected and wholesome. This is what I pray to God,” Mr Chouhan extra.
मुख्यमंत्री @ChouhanShivraj@CMMadhyaPradesh#कोविड19 कोविड-19 हॉस्पिटल चिरायु में प्रधानमंत्री @narendramodi के #मन_की_बात कार्यक्रम को सुना,ट्वीट कर बताया ठीक है तबीयत #MannKiBaat#COVIDー19#CoronaVirusUpdates@ndtvindia@ndtv#ShivrajSinghChouhan#SpeakUpForDemocracypic.twitter.com/e2R6Ddr0lw
— Anurag Dwary (@Anurag_Dwary) July 26, 2020
Mr Chouhan’s immediate household – his wife Sadhna Singh and sons Kartikeya and Kunal – have all examined negative for the virus, whilst they are in quarantine as a precautionary measure.
Madhya Pradesh has nearly 27,000 COVID-19 cases, of which extra than 7,600 are lively and 799 are deaths connected to the virus.
India has recorded a surge in COVID-19 situations in the previous weeks, with in excess of 45,000 new conditions detected just about every day given that July 23. The overall selection of verified coronavirus conditions is promptly approaching 14 lakh of these far more than 4.67 lakh are lively scenarios and around 32,000 are fatalities connected to the virus.
The spike in scenarios, coinciding with the staggered relaxation of lockdown guidelines in non-containment zones of the nation, has propelled India to third on the record of most affected nations.
Only the United States (41.78 lakh scenarios) and Brazil (23.94 lakh circumstances) are even worse off.