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Surjewala, Harsimrat Badal test positive for COVID-19

"I have tested positive for COVID-19 today morning. Anyone who has come in contact with me in the last five days, please self-isolate and take necessary precautions," tweeted Surjewala. 

Published: 16th April 2021 10:15 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th April 2021 10:34 AM   |  A+A-

Senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala

Senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

CHANDIGARH: Senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday tested positive for coronavirus.

In a tweet, the Congress general secretary said, “I have tested +ve for #COVID19 today morning.”

“Anyone who has come in contact with me in the last 5 days, please self isolate & take necessary precautions,” 53-year-old Surjewala, who is a former Haryana minister, said.

Badal, a former Union minister, said that she has tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms.

“I have quarantined myself at home and am taking all the necessary precautions. I would request all those who came in contact with me to isolate and get themselves tested at the earliest,” the 54-year-old SAD MP from Punjab's Bathinda said.

Badal's husband and SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal had also recently tested positive for COVID-19 and recovered.



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