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Ministers T S Singhdeo, Jai Singh Agrawal Corona positive

T S Singhdeo

Two ministers of Chhattisgarh – Health Minister T S Singhdeo and Revenue Minister Jaisingh Agrawal – were tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday amidst fresh spike in COVID-19 cases being reported in Chhattisgarh during the past couple of weeks. Speaker Dr Charandas Mahant also announced this in the House as both the ministers were absent on Monday.

Earlier, the Ministers had shared the information on their Twitter handle.
Singhdeo in his Tweet stated that he would like to inform that he has been tested COVID-19 positive. However no serious symptoms have surfaced yet but as a precautionary measure he had decided to be under self isolation for the next few days. He further added “My humble appeal to all who have come in direct contact with me in last few days- If you notice any symptoms, please get yourself tested and follow all necessary precautions. It is our responsibility to keep ourselves and others safe preventing any further spread of the virus,” he added.

Revenue Minister Jaisingh Agrawal

Similarly, Revenue Minister Jaisingh Agrawal on Sunday night tweeted that his Rapid Antigen Test for COVID-19 infection has came positive. “I request all those who have come in my contact in last 14 days to get themselves tested and stay in home isolation. I would also appeal that avoid going in crowd, wear mask and keep washing hands”, Agrawal said.
Both the Health Minister and the Revenue Minister have been attending the ongoing Budget Session of the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly. With these, so far four lawmakers have contracted the deadly infection during the ongoing Assembly Session. Last week, two MLAs, Arun Vora from Congress and Devvrat Singh from Janta Congress Chhattisgarh had tested COVID-19 positive. Till Sunday, the state had reported 3,14,320 positive cases, of them 3,07,642 patients have recovered while 3859 have died.



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