Chandigarh: Haryana CM Manoharlal Khattar has been shifted to Medanta Hospital Gurgaon as he was tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday, two days ahead of monsoon session. He urged his colleagues and assistants who had come his contact over last week to get themselves tested for Covid-19.
“I was tested for Novel Corona Virus today. My test report has returned positive. I appeal to all colleagues and associates who came in my contact over the last week to get themselves tested. I request my close contacts to move into strict quarantine immediately”. He said in a tweet on Monday.
Khattar was already in home quarantine as he met Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, from Delhi, who tested positive for the infection. On August 21, Khatar was first tested for covid 19, but report was negative.
On Tuesday, a day after Haryana CM tested positive, his cabinet minister Mool Chand Sharma, transport minister of Haryana said he has tested positive for coronavirus.
Along with CM Haryana Assembly Speaker Gian Chand Gupta and two BJP MLAs also tested positive for Covid-19 on the same day.