Former President Pranab Mukherjee tweeted this afternoon that he has examined constructive for coronavirus, requesting individuals who have are available in contact to self-isolate.
Mukherjee mentioned he came upon about his constructive standing when he went for a routine examine up.
“On a go to to the hospital for a separate process, I’ve examined constructive for COVID19 right now. I request the individuals who got here involved with me within the final week, to please self isolate and get examined for COVID-19,” tweeted Mukherjee.
The previous President, 84, had cancelled all his engagements and stopped going out for public capabilities the previous couple of months. Within the wake of raging coronavirus epidemic, the federal government had requested all senior residents (above the age of 65) to remain at dwelling.
Mukherjee, President between 2012 and 2017, was invited for the at dwelling programme at Rashtrapati Bhavan, which he is not going to be attending within the wake of this growth.
Final 12 months, the Mukherjee, who can also be a veteran Congress chief with stints within the Indira Gandhi cupboard as properly, was awarded the Bharat Ratna – the nation’s highest civilian award.