Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said he has tested positive for COVID-19.
He had on Tuesday isolated himself after some officials in his contact tested positive for coronavirus.
“After initial symptoms, I got myself tested. My report is positive. I am in self-isolation and following doctors advice. I am doing all the works virtually,” Adityanath tweeted from his official Twitter handle.
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Earlier, he had said, “The officers of my office tested positive for coronavirus. They were in touch with me, therefore, as a precaution, I am isolating myself and starting all my work digitally.”
Some officials, including his Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Abhishek Kaushik, tested positive for COVID-19.
The chief minister, however, had not identified the officials who were tested for the infection.