Samajwadi Party chief and former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav as well as current Uttar Pradesh minister Ashutosh Tandon have tested positive for Covid 19.
“My corona test report has come positive. I have isolated myself and started treatment at home itself. People who have come in contact with me in the past few days should get themselves tested. They are requested to stay in isolation for some days,” Akhilesh Yadav said in a Tweet on Wednesday.
Akhilesh Yadav had recently visited Haridwar in Uttarakhand where the Kumbh Mela is underway and met various religious leaders, including Akhara Parishad chairman Mahant Narendra Giri who had tested positive for the coronavirus earlier. Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Tandon has also tested positive for Covid 19.
Ashutosh Tandon tweeted, “After observing initial symptoms of the corona, I got myself tested, and the report has come positive. On the advice of doctors, I have isolated myself at home. People who have come in contact with me in the past few days should get themselves tested.”