Aam Aadmi Party Kalkaji MLA Atishi was on Wednesday diagnosed positive for the coronavirus. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal retweeted an India Today journalist, expressing hope that Atishi would recover soon. Atishi had been working with Delhi government’s health department to contain the spread of the virus, NDTV reported.
कोरोना के खिलाफ लड़ाई में आतिशी जी का महत्त्वपूर्ण योगदान रहा है। मुझे उम्मीद है वो जल्द से जल्द स्वस्थ हो कर एक बार फिर लोगों की सेवा में लग जाएंगी https://t.co/gIBRrYoNVh
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) June 17, 2020
A tweet by AAP’s Greater Kailash MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj revealed that the party’s media panelist Akshay Marathe had also tested positive for the virus. Both Atishi and Marathe are now under home isolation.
Get well soon @AtishiAAP and @AkshayMarathe , recover soon from #Corona
— Saurabh Bharadwaj (@Saurabh_MLAgk) June 17, 2020
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had last week been tested for Covid-19, after he developed a sore throat and had fever. However, the test returned negative. Kejriwal is also diabetic.
Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain was admitted to the Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital on Tuesday for fever and a sudden drop in his oxygen levels, but tested negative for the coronavirus. However, Jain underwent a second test on Wednesday as he continues to feel unwell.
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