Home Minister Amit Shah tests negative for COVID-19, opts home isolation
Home Minister Amit Shah tests negative for COVID-19, opts home isolation

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah who was undergoing the treatment for coronavirus has informed that now he has been tested negative for coronavirus on Friday (August 14) via his Twitter handle. He took to twitter and wrote, "Today my corona test report has come negative. I thank God at the moment and expresses my heartfelt gratitude to all those who have blessed me for a quick recovery. Will stay in home isolation for few more days on the advice of doctors."

Amit Shah has also thanked the healthcare staff of Medanta Hospital who have helped him in fighting the battle against coronavirus. Shah tweeted, "I also thank all the doctors and paramedical staff of Medanta Hospital who have helped me in fighting Corona infection and who have been treating me."


He was infected with the virus on 2nd august and then was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram, Delhi. Due to infection he was not able to attend the Bhoomi Pujan ceremony of Ram Temple at Ayodhya. Home minister, then asked people to seof-isolate who came in close contact with him.

Earlier, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Water Resources Minister Arjun Meghwal, Union Minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Chaudhary and Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa are some of the other leaders who have been infected with coronavirus in recent times. 


Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was also tested positive for coronavirus but now has recovered after spending over two weeks in hospital, his corona report has came negative.