Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. The CM has been admitted to UN Mehta Hospital in Ahmedabad where his health is being monitored by the doctors.
According to Dr RK Patel from the UN Mehta Hospital, the test reports of Rupani are said to be normal but he will be kept under observation in hospital for 24 hours.
Rupani’s sample was collected on Sunday night and sent for RT-PCR test which came out positive for COVID-19, a health bulletin issued by the hospital said on Monday.
On Sunday, Rupani had fainted on stage while addressing a rally in Nizampura area of Vadodara for the upcoming civic polls in the state. He was administered the first-aid treatment on the stage and following which he was flown to Ahmedabad and admitted to a hospital.
Several videos of the CM fainting on stage have been surfacing on social media sites. Watch the video below.
As per reports, BJP leader Bharat Danger stated that Rupani’s health has not been well for the last two days, and instead of cancelling his public meetings, he decided to go ahead with them.
He attended the first meet in Jamnagar on Saturday and the second meet in Vadodara on Sunday. Rupani has been campaigning for the six municipal corporations in Gujarat which will go to polls on February 21.
With inputs from PTI
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