Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Saturday has tested positive for coronavirus infection. Patel, 64, was admitted to the U N Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre here after testing positive.
“I had my RT-PCR test done after showing mild symptoms of coronavirus, the result of which is positive. On the advice of doctors, I am getting admitted to UN Mehta Hospital,” he tweeted. “I urge all of you who recently came in contact with me to take care of their health,” Patel added.
Earlier in the day, he participated in a programme in Gandhinagar which was attended by Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. Patel had received his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine around a month ago.