Yogi Adityanath isolates himself after officials test coronavirus positive
Lucknow/IBNS: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath isolated himself after some officials of his office tested coronavirus positive.
"Some officers in my office have tested positive for the coronavirus. Some of them were in contact with me. As a precaution, I have isolated myself and am working virtually," he tweeted in Hindi.
Uttar Pradesh recorded highest-ever Covid-19 cases with 18, 021 and 85 deaths.
"In the past 24 hours, 18,021 fresh cases were reported while 3,474 people were discharged in this period. There are 95,980 active cases while 6,18,293 were treated and discharged. The state reported a total of 9,309 deaths till now since the start of the pandemic," Additional Chief Secretary of Health Amit Mohan Prasad told reporters, according to NDTV.
Till now more than 80 lakh people have received the vaccine in Uttar Pradesh.
Adityanath had also received first dose of the coronavirus vaccine earlier this month.