This Article is From Dec 18, 2020

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat Tests Positive For COVID-19

Trivendra Rawat also urged people who might have come in contact with him to isolate themselves and get tested for the virus.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat Tests Positive For COVID-19

Trivendra Rawat said he went into home isolation after he tested positive for Covid. (File)

Dehradun:

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has tested positive for coronavirus on Friday.

In a tweet, Mr Rawat said he went into home isolation after he tested positive for COVID-19. He has also urged people who might have come in contact with him to isolate themselves and get tested for virus.

"Today I had my corona test done and the report came back positive. My health is fine and I do not have any symptoms. Therefore, on the advice of doctors, I will be in home isolation. I request everyone, whoever has come in contact with me in the last few days, please isolate yourself and get yourself checked," Mr Rawat said in a tweet (translated from Hindi).

According to Union Health Ministry, there are 6,062 active COVID-19 cases in Uttarakhand, 77,243 recovered from the virus and the death count stands at 1,384.