Published On: Thu, Jul 23rd, 2020

MP minister Arvind Singh Bhadoria admitted to hospital after testing COVID-19 positive

Bhopal: Arvind Singh Bhadoria, a Cabinet Minister from Madhya Pradesh was admitted to the Chirayu Medical College and Hospital in Bhopal on Wednesday night after he tested positive for COVID-19 a few hours earlier.

MP minister Arvind Singh Bhadoria

Speaking to India Today TV, Bhadoria said he had a sore throat on Wednesday. Following which, he got tested for Covid-19 along with his family members and staff.

Apart from Arvind Singh Bhadoria, everyone else tested negative for the virus.

The Minister had attended a cabinet meeting the day before and also the funeral of Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Tuesday.

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and several other dignitaries were also present at the funeral in Lucknow.

Meanwhile. the Madhya Pradesh government announced on Wednesday that lockdown will be imposed in Bhopal for ten days beginning July 24 night due to a steady rise in Covid-19 cases.

As per data from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Madhya Pradesh now has a total of 24,095 COVID-19 cases, including 7,082 active cases and 16,257 recoveries. So far, 756 deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported from the state.

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