Harsimrat Badal, Randeep Surjewala, Digvijay Singh test covid-positive


Bathinda MP and ex-Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal tested COVID-19 positive on Friday. The cook and two more workers at her Badal village residence also tested positive for the deadly disease, said sources. Notably, Harsimrat held a few meetings with SAD workers in Bathinda on Thursday.

“Dear all, I’ve tested positive for COVID-19 today with mild symptoms. I have quarantined myself at home and am taking all the necessary precautions. I would request all those who came in contact with me to isolate and get themselves tested at the earliest,’ the former Union Minister shared on Twitter.

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Congress leaders Randeep Singh Surjewala and Digvijaya Singh tested positive for coronavirus on Friday.

In a tweet, Surjewala said: “I have tested +ve for #COVID19 today morning. Anyone who has come in contact with me in the last 5 days, please self isolate & take necessary precautions.”

Singh also tweeted about being quarantined a his Delhi residence.

“My COVID-19 test report is positive. I have presently quarantined myself at my Delhi residence. Those who came in my contact should isolate themselves and keep a watch on their health by taking all precautions,” the Rajya Sabha member said in a tweet.

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The former Madhya Pradesh chief minister had given his sample for COVID-19 test to the staff of Delhi-based Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital on Thursday after developing symptoms.