Union Minister Nitin Gadkari tests COVID-19 positive

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Khadi should be made attractive for the youth of the country, says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari (file photo)
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Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said he has tested COVID-19 positive.



"Yesterday, I was feeling weak and consulted my Doctor. During the course of my check up, I have been tested COVID-19 positive," Gadkari tweeted.



"I am at present doing well with the blessings and good wishes of all. I have isolated myself," he added.



Gadkari's ministerial colleagues Amit Shah, Shripad Naik, Dharmendra Pradhan, Kailash Choudhary, Arjun Ram Meghwal, Gajendra Shekhawat and Suresh Angadi were also diagnosed with COVID-19 recently.



Prominent politicians who tested COVID-19 positive recently include Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, and Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit.



Maharashtra ministers Ashok Chavan and Dhananjay Munde had also tested positive.

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