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Sanjeev Balyan goes into self-quarantine after meeting coronavirus-infected UP Minister Atul Garg

Atul Garg, an MLA from Ghaziabad, was admitted to a hospital on Tuesday after he said he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Published: 19th August 2020 11:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th August 2020 11:34 AM   |  A+A-

Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan

Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan (Photo | ANI)

By PTI

MUZAFFARNAGAR: Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan has gone into self-quarantine after he came in contact with Uttar Pradesh minister Atul Garg who tested positive for COVID-19, his aide said on Wednesday.

According to the aide of Balyan, the Union Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries went into self-quarantine in Delhi after he came to know about Garg's infection on Tuesday.

Sixty-three-year-old Garg, an MLA from Ghaziabad, was admitted to a hospital on Tuesday after he said he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

On his way to Delhi, Balyan had lunch with Garg at the latter's Ghaziabad residence.

Balyan represents Muzaffarnagar in Lok Sabha.

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