Yogi Adityanath tests positive for COVID-19
Published: 05:11 PM, 14 April 2021
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath
India's Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has been tested positive for Corona and is isolating himself, he tweeted this afternoon.
He tweeted on Wednesday that he had some symptoms of corona on his body. He immediately gave samples for the corona test. Since his report came positive he has placed himself in self-isolation.
The Chief Minister is fully following the advice of the doctor. He is doing all the work virtually. He also requested that those who came in contact with him take a test for coronavirus.
Meanwhile, Yogi's predecessor Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has also been tested positive for coronavirus.
He had received the first dose of vaccine against COVID-19 in Lucknow earlier this month.'
Apart from monitoring the Covid situation in the state, the Chief Minister had been actively campaigning for his party, the BJP, in West Bengal that is voting in an eight-phase assembly election.
Last week, the Uttar Pradesh government ordered the closure of all schools till April 30. It also directed to impose night curfews from 9 pm to 6 am in districts reporting more than 100 new infections every day.
Uttar Pradesh recorded a single-day spike of 17,963 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. 85 people died of the disease in the same period.