Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, December 5
Days after getting a shot of Covid vaccine, Haryana Home and Health Minister Anil Vij on Saturday tested positive for corona virus.
Vij tweeted that he has tested positive for Corona and is admitted to Civil Hospital, Ambala Cantt.
I have been tested Corona positive. I am admitted in Civil Hospital Ambala Cantt. All those who have come in close contact to me are advised to get themselves tested for corona.
— ANIL VIJ MINISTER HARYANA (@anilvijminister) December 5, 2020
On November 20, Vij was given a shot of Bharat Biotech’s vaccine Covaxine as a volunteer.
I Will be administered trial dose of Coronavirus vaccine #Covaxin a Bharat Biotech product Tomorrow at 11 am at Civil Hospital, Ambala Cantt under the expert supervision of a team of Doctors from PGI Rohtak and Health Department. I have volunteered to take the trial dose.
— ANIL VIJ MINISTER HARYANA (@anilvijminister) November 19, 2020
Vij (67), who is also the state’s home minister, urged all those who had come in contact with him recently to get tested.