In a tweet, Silawat said he and his wife tested positive and are home quarantining on the advice of doctors. He also appealed to those who had come in contact with him to get tested.
Meanwhile, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Backward Class and Minority Welfare Ramkhelawan Patel is the latest one to test positive.
In a message, Patel said, “I got myself, my family and other staff members tested for coronavirus and my report is found to be positive,” PTI reported.
Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday recorded its highest single-day spike of 917 new coronavirus cases. The total number of cases in the state has risen to 30,134.
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Chouhan had last week tested positive for coronavirus. He chaired the first virtual cabinet meeting from hospital on Tuesday and said that if the infection is detected early, then it is not incurable.
Chouhan on Wednesday asked officials to prepare a strategy to control the spread of coronavirus without resorting to a lockdown, according to PTI.
He said the strategy to deal with Covid-19 should be ‘lockdown-minus’.
Chouhan suggested ramping up antigen tests for speedy detection of coronavirus patients, PTI report said.
A 10-day lockdown is in force in Bhopal from July 25.
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