Union Home Minister Amit Shah was found to be infected with novel Coronavirus infection on Sunday. The Minister took to his official Twitter handle to inform about the development saying he had mild symptoms following which he tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.
On getting the initial symptoms of corona, 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.” Shah tweeted in Hindi.
He advised all those who came in his contact in past few days to isolate themselves as a precautionary measure and to avoid the spread of the deadly Coronavirus disease to others.
As soon as the news broke out, people from all walks of life including politicians, leaders, celebrities poured in wishes for the speedy recovery of Amit Shah.
Bharatiya Janata Party national president JP Nadda, Vijay Rupani, Mamata Banerjee, Harsimrat Kaur were among the first few leaders who posted Get Well Soon wishes for the leader on Twitter.
“Got to know the news of honorable Home Minister Amit Shah being infected with Coronavirus. I pray to God for his speedy recovery,” BJP’s national President Jagat Prakash Nadda said in a Twitter post.
West Bangal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also expressed sympathy and posted a get well soon message for Shah. “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.”