Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Shah informed about his health on Twitter and requested all those who have come in contact with him in the last few days to get themselves tested for coronavirus.
Amit Shah tweeted: “On getting initial symptoms of coronavirus, I got the test done and the report came back positive. My health is fine, but I am being admitted to the hospital on the advice of doctors. I request that all those who have come in contact with me in the last few days, please isolate yourself and get your inquiry done.”
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) August 2, 2020
Several political leaders took to Twitter to wish Amit Shah good health and speedy recovery.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted: “Heard about the Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah Ji being tested positive for Covid-19. Wishing him a speedy recovery. My prayers are with him and his family.”
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) August 2, 2020
Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Nitin Gadkari and BJP leader Muralidhar Rao also wished a speedy recovery to Amit Shah.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also said: “Wishing Mr Amit Shah a speedy recovery.”
Wishing Mr Amit Shah a speedy recovery.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 2, 2020
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath also prayed for Amit Shah’s good health.
— Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) August 2, 2020
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) August 2, 2020
Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi also extended his best wishing saying: “Best wishes to Home Minister Amit Shah for a quick recovery and restful convalescence. As a corona recoveree myself, he may also have a non-symptomatic and hence a mild case.”
— Abhishek Singhvi (@DrAMSinghvi) August 2, 2020
Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also tweeted: "My good wishes for your speedy recovery Adarniya Amit Shah ji. With your resolute determination and strong will power you will soon come out of this."
My good wishes for your speedy recovery Adarniya @AmitShah ji. With your resolute determination and strong will power you will soon come out of this.
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) August 2, 2020
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also wished Amit Shah good health soon. He tweeted: "I pray for the speedy recovery of Hon'ble Home Minister Shri AmitShah ji."
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) August 2, 2020
BJP Ladakh unit chief and MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal tweeted: "May Buddha bless you with speedy recovery. My prayers with you Hon’ble Amit Shah ji."
— Jamyang Tsering Namgyal (@JTN4Ladakh) August 2, 2020