Amit Shah discharged after testing negative for Covid-19, to stay in home isolation
Union home minister Amit Shah had tested positive for Covid-19 earlier this month after showing initial symptoms of the viral infection.Updated: Aug 14, 2020 18:13 IST
Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday confirmed that he has tested negative for coronvirus disease (Covid-19) infection and will follow home isolation on the advice of doctors.
“Today my corona test report has come negative. I thank God and at the moment I express my heartfelt gratitude to all those who blessed me and my family by wishing me well. Will stay in home isolation for a few more days on the advice of doctors,” Shah tweeted.
The union home minister had tested positive for Covid-19 earlier this month after showing initial symptoms of the viral infection.
“On getting the initial symptoms of corona, I got the test done and the report came back positive. My health is fine, but I am being admitted to the hospital on the advice of doctors,” Shah had tweeted on August 2 after testing positive for the disease.
He also thanked the doctors and paramedical staff of Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon, where he was admitted, for giving him treatment and in helping him fight the coronavirus infection.