Rahul Gandhi has tested positive for Covid. The congressman tweeted he had mild symptoms.
“After experiencing mild symptoms, I just tested positive for COVID. Anyone who has been in contact with me recently, please follow all security protocols and stay safe, ”wrote Rahul Gandhi, 50.
Another top congressional leader, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, was admitted to hospital yesterday with a high fever. The 88-year-old then tested positive for Covid. He received two doses of Covaxin and was, according to sources, hospitalized “as a precaution”.
Rahul Gandhi was among those who posted his wishes for the head of Congress. “Dear Dr Manmohan Singh Ji, I wish you a speedy recovery. India needs your guidance and guidance at this difficult time,” he tweeted.
This morning, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Dr Singh was stable. “Monitoring of Dr Manmohan Singh Ji’s condition with the medical team treating him at AIIMS, Delhi. His condition is stable. The best possible care is being given to him. We all pray for his recovery. fast, “he tweeted.
Mr Gandhi on Sunday canceled all his West Bengal election rallies citing the Covid spiral and urged others to do the same.
“In view of the COVID situation, I am suspending all my public gatherings in West Bengal. I would advise all political leaders to think deeply about the consequences of holding large public gatherings under the current circumstances,” he said. on Twitter.
“We saw such a crowd of sick and dead for the first time,” he said in a separate Hindi tweet that appeared to refer to the large crowds seen at political rallies in Bengal.