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COVID-19: Suresh Prabhu goes into self-quarantine as precautionary measure after coming from Saudi

Sources said though Prabhu has tested negative for the coronavirus, he, however, has decided to stay in isolation as a precaution.

Published: 18th March 2020 04:26 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th March 2020 04:26 PM   |  A+A-

Suresh Prabhu

Former Union Minister Suresh Prabhu (File Photo | AFP)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Former Union minister and BJP MP Suresh Prabhu has self quarantined himself at his residence for the next 14 days, as a precautionary measure following his return from Saudi Arabia to attend a meeting on March 10.

Sources said though Prabhu has tested negative for the coronavirus, he, however, has decided to stay in isolation as a precaution.

Earlier, Union Minister of State V Muraleedharan too self-quarantined himself at his residence in the national capital as a precautionary measure after a medical institute he had visited recently had reported a COVID-19 case.

He too had tested negative.

The total number of coronavirus cases in India has climbed to 147 on Wednesday.

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