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Gujarat BJP MLA tests COVID-19 positive, takes count to three

The legislator had a fever since the last few days and he eventually tested positive for COVID-19, said a release by his office.

Published: 02nd June 2020 12:14 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd June 2020 12:15 AM   |  A+A-

COVID-19, Coronavirus

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By PTI

AHMEDABAD: An MLA of the ruling BJP in Gujarat was admitted to a hospital on Monday after he tested positive for coronavirus, his office said.

The legislator had a fever since the last few days and he eventually tested positive for COVID-19, said a release by his office.

He was admitted to a hospital on Monday, the release said.

He is the third MLA from Gujarat to be infected by the virus.

Earlier, two MLAs - one from the BJP and the other from the Congress - had tested positive for coronavirus.

The Congress MLA was discharged two weeks ago after recovering from the disease.

The other lawmaker is undergoing treatment.

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