Arvind Kejriwal Tested Positive For Covid, Claims "Mild Symptoms"

Arvind Kejriwal was in Dehradun the day before, and he had already held rallies in Amritsar and Patiala.
Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal said this morning on Twitter that he had tested positive for Covid and has taken refuge at home. The Delhi Chief Minister, who has addressed enormous rallies in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, and Uttarakhand in the last three days to campaign for elections, said he is suffering from "minor symptoms."

"Covid has been found in my system. Symptoms are minor. At home, I've separated myself. Those who have contacted me in the previous few days, should isolate yourselves and be tested "the Chief Minister remarked

Mr. Kejriwal, 53, has been running a blitz campaign for his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the face of an uptick in Covid cases across the country. He was in Dehradun the day before, and he had previously held rallies in Amritsar and Patiala.

The positive rate in Delhi is 6.46 percent, according to an official release. There are now 6,288 COVID-19 patients in home isolation.

One Covid fatality was also reported in Delhi on Monday.

According to scientists, the Omicron type is responsible for the majority of cases in Delhi. "According to three labs' genome sequencing data from December 30-31, 81 percent of samples were infected with Omicron. The majority of the cases are Omicron-related "Satyender Jain, the Delhi Health Minister, stated.

According to Sources, the surge may trigger further limits under the color-coded Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP). A decision will be made today by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority.

Since December 29, the capital has been under a "yellow alert." Cinemas and gyms are closed, and businesses are open on an odd-even basis. Metro trains and buses can only carry half the number of passengers.

Mr Kejriwal had previously advised people not to be alarmed as the number of instances increased, claiming that the issue was under control and that hospitalizations were low.