Published On: Tue, Aug 18th, 2020

UP minister Atul Garg tests positive for COVID-19

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Atul Garg, said on Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Atul Garg Uttar Pradesh Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare

Garg requested all those who came in contact with him recently to get tested for the disease.

“On August 15, RTPCR test was done and I had tested negative. Yesterday, in the rapid test conducted at around 9 pm, I tested positive. People who came in contact with me from August 16 to August 18 should get themselves tested,” he said in a tweet in Hindi.

Two UP ministers, Kamal Rani Varun and Chetan Chauhan, recenly succumbed to COVID-19.

PTI

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