LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said he has tested positive for COVID-19.
He had on Tuesday isolated himself after some officials in his contact tested positive for coronavirus.
"After initial symptoms, I got myself tested. My report is positive. I am in self-isolation and following doctors advice. I am doing all the works virtually," Adityanath tweeted from his official Twitter handle.
शुरुआती लक्षण दिखने पर मैंने कोविड की जांच कराई और मेरी रिपोर्ट पॉजिटिव आई है।— Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) April 14, 2021
मैं सेल्फ आइसोलेशन में हूं और चिकित्सकों के परामर्श का पूर्णतः पालन कर रहा हूं। सभी कार्य वर्चुअली संपादित कर रहा हूं।
Earlier, he had said, "The officers of my office tested positive for coronavirus. They were in touch with me, therefore, as a precaution, I am isolating myself and starting all my work digitally."
Some officials, including his Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Abhishek Kaushik, tested positive for COVID-19.
The chief minister, however, had not identified the officials who were tested for the infection.