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Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia (PTI)
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Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia tests positive for Covid-19, isolates himself

'Right now there is no fever or any other problem, I am completely fine,' tweets Sisodia

Delhi's deputy chief minster Manush Sisodia today said that he has been tested positive for novel coronavirus. He also said after testing positive for the virus, he has isolated himself.

"After having a mild fever, the corona test was conducted today, whose report has come positive. I have kept myself in seclusion.

Right now there is no fever or any other problem, I am completely fine. Soon after getting all your blessings, I will return to work," the 48-year-old minister tweeted.


Earlier today, Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel had informed that Sisodia will not be attending today's special one-day session of Delhi Legislative Assembly as he is having fever since last night.

"Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia will not attend today's session as he has fever since last night," Goel said in Delhi Assembly.

Sisodia had also visited the Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in Tilak Nagar and Hari Nagar in the past few days, the sources said.

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal tweeted, "Praying for speedy recovery & good health of Hon’ble Dy CM @msisodia."

Sisodia is the second minister in the Arvind Kejriwal government, who has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

In June, Health Minister Jain had tested positive for COVID-19 and recovered.

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