Days after testing positive for the novel Coronavirus, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has been admitted to the Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Hospital in Delhi on Wednesday. ALSO READ | Saudi Arabia Suspends Air Travel To And From India Due To Rising Covid-19 Cases
As stated by his office, the 48-year-old leader of the Aam Aadmi Party complained of fever and low oxygen levels following which he was shifted to the state-run hospital today.
It is pertinent to mention that Sisodia had contracted the deadly COVID-19 infection on September 14 following which he opted to undergo home isolation.
After testing positive for the deadly disease, Sisodia had confirmed on Twitter saying, “After having a mild fever, the corona test was conducted today, whose report has come positive. I have kept myself in seclusion. Right now there is no fever or any other problem, I am completely fine. Soon after getting all your blessings, I will return to work.”
Manish Sisodia is the second state cabinet minister after Satyendra Jain who has tested positive for Covid-19.
Meanwhile, a spurt in Corona cases is being seen in Delhi. For the last few days, more than 4 thousand cases are being reported daily in Delhi.
On whole, India’s total tally has breached the 56-lakh mark on Wednesday with 83,347 new cases and 1,085 deaths in last 24 hours. The total case tally stands at 5,646,011 including 9,68,377 active cases. The number of people have been cured, discharged or have migrated is 45,87,614, while total number of fatalities has risen to 90,020, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Even as the country’s recovery rate of Covid-19 stands at 80.86 per cent, India remains the second-most-affected country by active and total cases, and third by fatality.