Panaji: Former Defence Minister and late BJP leader Manohar Parrikar’s elder son Utpal was on Sunday hospitalised after he tested positive for coronavirus.Also Read - West Bengal Revises Travel Rules After Omicron Detection In India | Read Details

“On the advice of doctors and to take proper line of treatment, I’ve got admitted to hospital. Thank you everyone for the wishes,” tweeted Utpal Parrikar, who is also a member of the state Bharatiya Janata Party executive committee. Also Read - Omicron In Karnataka: 10 'Missing' SA Returnees Keep Health Department on Their Toes

Union Minister of State for Defence and AYUSH Shripad Naik has also been admitted to a private hospital, after he along with his wife tested positive for coronavirus last week. Naik is a Lok Sabha MP from the North Goa seat. Also Read - Omicron Variant Has Potential To Create COVID Third Wave In India, Top Scientist Makes Startling Claim