Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19. The Chief Minister shared the information on social media and announced that he has gone into quarantine.
All close contacts of the Chief Minister have been moved in to quarantine. CM Chouhan said that he had symptoms of coronavirus and now his test has come positive. He has asked all those who came in contact with him to get tested and quarantine themselves immediately.
“My dear countrymen, I was having COVID-19 symptoms and after a test my report came out to be positive. I appeal to all my colleagues who came in contact with me to get their coronavirus test done. People who came close to me should go into self-quarantine,” CM Chouhan tweeted.
“A COVID-19 infected person can be cured if he gets treatment on time. I have been reviewing the status of coronavirus infection every evening since March 25. I will try to participate in coronavirus status review meeting through video conference now,” he said.
“I myself will continue to make every effort to control COVID-19 in Madhya Pradesh during my treatment,” CM Chouhan said in a series of tweets.
The Chief Minister announced that in his absence, the meeting will be attended by State Home Minister Dr Narottam Misra, Health Education Minister Vishvas Sarang and Health Minister Dr PR Choudhary.