Uttar Pradesh CM tests positive for COVID-19

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a roadshow in supporte BJP Candidate North Howrah Assembly Umesh Rai on Saturday ,April 03,2021,Howrah,West Bengal. (Photo by Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a roadshow in supporte BJP Candidate North Howrah Assembly Umesh Rai on Saturday ,April 03,2021,Howrah,West Bengal. (Photo by Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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. 

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