Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tests positive for COVID-19, goes into quarantine


Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has tested positive for COVID-19. Chouhan confirmed the news on social media as he asked those who had come in his contact to get themselves tested for the deadly virus. The chief minister later informed that he will be admitted to a COVID-19 hospital. His tweet in Hindi read, “I will be admitted at COVID19-dedicated Chirayu Hospital on the advice of doctors.”

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Earlier, Chauhan had tweeted, “My dear people of the state. I was feeling the symptoms of COVID-19. I’ve tested positive after the test. I appeal to all my companions that those who came in contact with me should get themselves tested for corona. My close associates should go into quarantine.”

Chouhan said that he was following all the guidelines of quarantine. “I will quarantine myself according to the advice of my doctors. I appeal to people of the state to exercise caution.”

Chouhan said that Home Minister Narottam Mishra, Urban Development and Administration Minister Bhupendra Singh, Medical Education Minister Vishwas Sarang and Health Minister Prabhuram Choudhary will hold review meetings on coronavirus situation in the state.