Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Wednesday said he has tested positive for Covid-19. The former Union minister tested positive for coronavirus two days after he addressed several election rallies in Bihar. Also Read - Don't Create Nuisance Here: Nitish Kumar Loses Cool at Bihar Poll Rally as Crowd Cheers 'Lalu Zindabad'
Shahnawaz Hussain took to Twitter to announce his diagnosis saying, “I had come in contact with a few people who tested positive for Covid-19. I got myself tested today and my report has come positive.” Also Read - Bihar Polls: Congress Manifesto Promises Free Education for Girls, Farm Loan Waiver
The BJP leader requested the people who came in contact with him in the past few days to get tested for Covid-19. Also Read - 'A Voice Different From Congress': BJP's Nadda Recalls JP's Contributions For India Ahead of Bihar Polls
“I request all who came in contact with me in last few days to kindly get yourself tested according to government guidelines (sic),” he said in the tweet.
In another tweet, Shahnawaz Hussain informed that he has admitted to All India Institute Of Medical Science (AIIMS) trauma centre.
“I have admitted myself into AIIMS trauma centre. I am feeling fine, nothing to worry about,” he said.
Ahead of the Bihar Assembly polls, Shahnawaz Hussain had been campaigning for NDA candidates in Narpatganj, Forbesganj, Purnia Sadar and Katihar. He was also joined by Deputy CM Sushil Kumar at the rallies.