Gautam Gambhir in self-isolation after coronavirus case at home

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BJP MP and former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir is awating his test result. (File photo/ANI)
BJP MP and former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir is awating his test result. (File photo/ANI)

New Delhi [India], November 6 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer and BJP MP Gautam Gambhir on Friday said that he has gone into self-isolation due to a positive COVID-19 case reported at his home.

Gambhir urged everyone to follow the necessary COVID-19 guidelines to remain safe. He is awaiting his COVID-19 test result.

"Due to a case at home, I have been in isolation, awaiting my COVID test result. Urge everyone to follow all guidelines & not take this lightly. Stay safe!" Gambhir tweeted.

Meanwhile, India's COVID-19 tally crossed the 84-lakh mark as 47,638 new infections were reported in the past 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's data on Friday.

The overall infections reached 84,11,724, including 5,20,773 active cases, even as the coronavirus cases in the country continue to decline.

Total cured cases reached 77,65,966 with 54,157 new discharges in the last 24 hours

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, a total of 11,54,29,095 samples have been tested for coronavirus till November 5. Of these, 12,20,711 samples were tested on Thursday. (ANI)