Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan tests POSITIVE for COVID-19

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has tested positive for Covid-19. In a tweet, the minister declared that he had indeed tested positive for coronavirus but he was healthy and getting treatment for the same. He appealed to the individuals who interacted with him to get their tests done for coronavirus.

“Individuals who came in close contact with me have been isolated,” he said.

The minister said that he got tried for Covid-19 after he was exhibiting a few symptoms and the outcome was positive.

“I had side effects of Covid-19. In the test report, I was discovered positive. I request to every one of my partners that whoever has come in my contact to get tried for coronavirus. My nearby contacts should move to isolation,” Chouhan said in a tweet.


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In another tweet, the minister said that if detection is early and proper treatment is provided, one can recoup from the Covid-19 disease.

“I have been investigating the status of coronavirus contamination in the express every night since March 25. Presently I will attempt to survey the circumstance through video conferencing however much as could reasonably be expected,” he said.



“I will follow all the rules (as commanded by the legislature). According to the specialists’ exhort, I will go into isolation. I request everybody to be cautious since indiscretion can cause you to get contaminated. I have consistently attempted to stay safe however individuals need to meet me with respect to different issues,” he included.

Chouhan additionally said that in his nonattendance, the meetings to survey the coronavirus circumstance will be held by Home Minister Narottam Mishra, Urban Development and Administration Minister Bhupendra Singh, Medical Education Minister Vishwas Sarang and Health Minister Prabhuram Choudhary.

Chouhan, 61, shared the news on Twitter in the early hours. He was admitted to a COVID-19 assigned private medical clinic in Bhopal, a BJP official said.


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Conversing with PTI, express BJP’s media head Lokendra Parashar said that Chouhan was moved to COVID-19 assigned Chirayu Medical College and Hospital in the state capital.

“The CM has said that no unique treatment ought to be given to him. He said that he ought to be dealt with like a typical man. In this manner, he chose to get admitted to Chirayu Medical College Hospital, where other COVID-19 patients are being dealt with,” Parashar said.

Then, state Congress boss Kamal Nath, in a tweet, wished Chouhan a quick recuperation. Indeed, even Congress veteran Digvijaya Singh stated,

“It is pitiful that Shivraj ji was discovered corona positive. May God help you in getting well soon. You ought to have kept up social distancing, which you didn’t. Take care in future,” Singh said. “Bhopal police had enlisted an FIR against me, however how might they (the police) do that unless it was for you?” Singh said further.

The Congress chief was alluding to a body of evidence recorded against him a month ago for supposedly not following the social distancing standards at a protest site in Bhopal.

BJP leader and previous opposition member Jyotiraditya Scindia likewise wished him a fast recuperation. Chouhan performed his oath as the state’s chief minister on 23 March after the Congress government headed by Kamal Nath fell after renunciations of 22 MLAs.

Chouhan is back as the state CM for record fourth time.


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He has been admitted to Chirayu Hospital in Bhopal for treatment. His political enemy and previous Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath wanted for his quick recuperation yet took a dig at him.

In a progression of tweets posted from the handle @OfficeOfKNath, Kamal Nath said that when his organization was extremely serious about its fight with coronavirus, it was Shivraj Singh Chouhan who guaranteed that it was a political apparatus being utilized by Kamal Nath to spare his administration. The tweets were made in Hindi.

“Shivraj ji, I felt terrible on realizing that you were discovered positive of coronavirus. I appeal to God for your fast recovery…,” peruses Kamal Nath’s tweet at the start.

“…It’s simply that I felt remorseful when you said that endeavors of my legislature to contain the pandemic were a ‘natak’ (joke), you said I was utilizing the pandemic to spare my seat,…” peruses the tweet further.

Kamal Nath focused on that his legislature had consistently kept up that coronavirus pandemic was a gigantic test and it was important for all to avoid potential risk.



In his last tweet, Kamal Nath’s words accept an obvious wry tone.

“On the off chance that you had played it safe, if just you had not made this into a joke, if just you had followed rules; perhaps you would not have been infected…”

Toward the finish of the tweet Kamal Nath endeavors to truly wish Chouhan for his expedient recuperation.

Kamal Nath was in charge of the state in March when the pandemic had not arrived at its top in India. A resistance by Jyotiraditya Scindia, in the long run, observed his legislature being brought down to its knees. Scindia then joined the BJP.

Kamal Nath and Congress have in the past blamed BJP for wading into controversy and overlooking the pandemic.


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The Madhya Pradesh CM revealed the updates on his test results on Twitter. His declaration came days after Cabinet Minister Arvind Bhadoria tried positive for the malady. Bhadoria had gone to a Cabinet meeting and had gone with the CM to Lucknow to go to the memorial service of Governor Lalji Tandon prior this week.

Upwards of 26,210 COVID cases have been enrolled in Madhya Pradesh till now. India detailed 48,916 coronavirus cases over the most recent 24 hours, taking the complete to 13,36,861, as indicated by the Health Ministry. At any rate half of India’s populace is under different kinds of lockdowns — full, incomplete, or end of the week. States, for example, Bihar, Sikkim, Nagaland are under a total lockdown; West Bengal has declared a two-day lockdown consistently, and states like Uttarakhand, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh have settled on the end of the week lockdowns.

A wearable wrist tracker to identify Covid-19 side effects at a beginning phase will be accessible in the market one month from now with its designer, an IIT Madras incubated start-up, raising a subsidizing of Rs 22 crore for the reason.

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