Bikaner MP Arjun Meghwal is admitted to AIIMS for treatment
Bikaner MP Arjun Meghwal is admitted to AIIMS for treatment|Twitter

Minister Arjun Meghwal, who said papad helps fight COVID-19, tests positive

After developing COVID-19 symptoms, Union minister & Bikaner MP Arjun Meghwal was tested twice, found positive in 2nd report

New Delhi: Union minister of state for heavy industries and parliamentary affairs Arjun Meghwal said he has tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday evening.

He took to Twitter to inform about the development. He said, "After developing early symptoms of COVID-19 I had undergone test. I was found negative in the first test, and the second test result came out as positive today. My health is fine, but on the advice of doctors, I got admitted to AIIMS and I request all those who came in contact with me to take care of their health."

The minister, an MP from Bikaner, Rajasthan, had earlier claimed that 'papad' of a certain brand can help develop anti-bodies against the COVID-19 infection.

Meanwhile, another MP from Rajasthan, Union minister Kailash Chaudhary, also tested positive for COVID-19.

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