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Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh speaks over COVID-19 issue, in Chandigarh. (ANI)
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh speaks over COVID-19 issue, in Chandigarh. (ANI)

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh tests negative for Covid-19; ends self-isolation

  • This was the third time that the chief minister had got himself tested for Covid-19 since the outbreak of the pandemic
  • The CM had gone into seven-day self-quarantine on August 28 after he came in contact with two Congress legislators who had tested positive after the one-day Punjab Assembly session

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday tested negative for the coronavirus infection.

This was the third time that the chief minister had got himself tested for Covid-19 since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Singh also ended his week-long self-isolation after testing negative for the contagion.

The CM had gone into seven-day self-quarantine on August 28 after he came in contact with two Congress legislators, Kulbir Singh Zira and Nirmal Singh, who had tested positive after the one-day Punjab Assembly session.

Singh, who presided over a virtual meeting of ministers, Congress MLAs and senior officials, disclosed during the interaction that he had got himself tested on Saturday and was found negative, according to a government release here.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.

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