Modi tests positive for swine flu

Modi tests positive for swine flu

Gandhinagar: Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi, who returned from abroad two days back, tested positive for swine flu on Friday, a doctor attending on him said.

Samples of Modi were taken for test on Thursday after he showed symptoms of cough, cold and fever, Atul Patel, one of the four doctors in the team looking after the chief minister, said.

The results came on Friday morning, the doctor said, adding Modi had insisted on the H1N1 test.

Modi, who returned from Russia on Wednesday, will be kept in isolation for seven days at his residence, where a team of doctors are attending on him. All his public functions have been cancelled.