Former Prez Pranab Mukherjee tests positive for COVID

Last Modified Monday, 10 August 2020 (13:59 IST)
New Delhi:
Former on Monday tested positive for COVID.This  information was given by Mr Mukherjee in a tweet. The former President requested the people who came in contact with him in the last week, to self isolate and get tested for COVID-19.
 ''On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today. I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self isolate and get tested for COVID-19,''the former President tweeted. 
 
Pranab Mukherjee is the latest among the high profile dignitaries to test positive for COVID.Earlier this month , Union Home Minister Amit Shah,  Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal tested positive for COVID19. (UNI)