Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal complains of fever and sore throat, to undergo COVID-19 test tomorrow
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will get himself tested for the highly contagious coronavirus on Tuesday after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief complained of fever and sore throat, reported news agency ANI.
According to media reports, the Delhi Chief Minister is unwell has been experiencing fever since Sunday. Kejriwal has isolated himself at his residence and all his meetings till June 9 afternoon have been cancelled, reported ANI.
Officials, quoted by news agency PTI, said that the Delhi Chief Minister had attended a Cabinet meeting on Sunday morning and thereafter, he did not attend any meeting.
"He has mild fever and sore throat since Sunday afternoon. As advised by doctors, the chief minister will undergo COVID-19 test on Tuesday morning," PTI quoted officials as saying.
This comes a day after the AAP chief opened the borders of the national capital with neighbouring states and allowed shopping malls, restaurants, private office to reopen after over two months of coronavirus-induced nationwide lockdown.
Kejriwal had also said that the hospitals run by the Delhi government in the city will be reserved only for the residents of Delhi, while the hospitals run by Central government will remain open for all. However, he said that those private hospitals where special surgeries like neurosurgery are performed should remain available for all the people across the country.
The number of cases of the dreadful coronavirus have been growing at an alarming across the country, especially in the national capital which has emerged as one of the hotspots of the infection in India.
According to the latest information available at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the COVID-19 infection, which originated in China's Wuhan, has affected more than 27,600 people in the national capital and claimed the lives of over 750 while more than 10,600 have been cured and discharged from hospitals.
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