Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh, October 12
Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday tested positive for COVID-19.
The report was confirmed by the Chief Minister himself on his Twitter account.
कुछ दिन पहले किसी कोरोना पॉज़िटिव व्यक्ति के सम्पर्क में आने के कारण मैं बीते एक सप्ताह से अपने आवास पर क्वारंटीन था,गत दो दिनों से कोरोना के कुछ लक्षण आने के कारण आज कोरोना टेस्ट करवाया,जिसकी रिपोर्ट अभी पॉज़िटिव आई है।
चिकित्सकों की सलाह पर अपने सरकारी आवास में ही आइसोलेट हूं।
— Jairam Thakur (@jairamthakurbjp) October 12, 2020
“A few days ago, due to contact with a corona positive person, I was quarantined at my residence for the past one week, due to some symptoms of corona from last two days, I got a corona test done today, which has been reported positive,” he wrote on Twitter.
“I am isolated in my official residence on the advice of doctors,” he added.
On October 5, the Chief Minister had decided to keep himself in home quarantine for three days as a precautionary measure against COVID-19, an official spokesperson said.
The spokesperson said the Chief Minister on October 3 had met some persons in Manali, who tested positive for coronavirus infection.