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Jyotiraditya Scindia tests positive for COVID-19

Source: PTI  -  Edited By: Hemant Waje
Last updated on: June 09, 2020 21:54 IST
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Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been admitted to a private hospital here, sources said on Tuesday.

He was admitted to Max Hospital, Saket on Monday, they said.

"He has tested positive for COVID-19," a source said.

Scindia had shown some symptoms of coronavirus following which he was brought to the facility.

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and former state minister Jaivardhan Singh wished BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia and his mother Madhavi Raje speedy recovery.

"Got the news that revered Mataji and you are not well. I pray to God that both you and Mataji recover soon," Chouhan said in a tweet.

Jaivardhan Singh, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's son, said, "Got the information of former union minister, Jyotiraditya Scindia and his mother Madhavi Raje Scindia not keeping well.


"I pray to God for their fast recovery and long life," he tweeted.

Recently, BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon after showing symptoms of COVID-19.

Patra, who has been discharged, tweeted in Hindi on Tuesday to inform people about his return back home.

Patra said he will take some more time to recover fully.

The number of coronavirus cases in the national capital has surged in the last several days.

Delhi recorded 1,007 fresh coronavirus cases on Monday taking the COVID-19 tally in the city to over 29,000-mark.

The death toll due to the disease has mounted to 874.

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