New Delhi: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, a day after he was admitted to a hospital here following high fever, a senior official said. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA and National Spokesperson Atishi and two other members of the party have also been diagnosed with COVID-19.
The 55-year-old minister was brought to the Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital (RGSSH) in the early hours of Tuesday and was administered a test for the novel coronavirus infection that morning, for which he tested negative.
Meanwhile, Atishi took to Twitter to assure her followers that she is okay and under home isolation after being diagnosed with COVID-19. According to sources, Atishi was tested on Tuesday for COVID-19 and her report, in which she tested positive for the disease, came on Wednesday.