Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has tested coronavirus positive. It was confirmed on Saturday afternoon. Minister of State for Home Narottam Mishra informed that he will be admitted to the Chirayu Hospital in Bhopal. The Chief Minister wrote on Twitter, “My dear countrymen, I was seeing symptoms of Covid-19 and after one test, my report came out positive. He appealed to colleagues and all people to take all precautions to avoid infection and He urged the people coming in contact to get the test done.
Chauhan said, “I appeal to the people of my state to be careful. Just a little carelessness invites Coronavirus. I made every effort to avoid the virus, but people used to meet me on many topics.”
Former Chief Minister Kamal Nath tweeted: “I pray to God for his (Mr. Chauhan’s) recovery soon.”
Another former Chief Minister Uma Bharti said that she was praying for the recovery of both Mr. Chauhan and Mr. Bhadoria. “I pray that they get well soon. May all be well. This disease can leave our planet,” she said.
Mr. Chauhan and Mr. Bhadoria attended the last rites of Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon, who died on 21 July in a hospital in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
So far, more than 26,000 COVID-19 cases have been reported in Madhya Pradesh, including 791 deaths related to the virus. The number of active cases in the state is more than 7,500. The number of coronavirus cases in India has crossed 13.36 lakh, with more than 4.56 lakh active cases and 31,358 deaths linked to the virus.