Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tests COVID-19 positive, isolates himself
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief announced on Twitter that he is experiencing moderate symptoms
Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi, said on Tuesday (January 4, 2022) that he had tested positive with COVID-19 and was experiencing minor symptoms.
Kejriwal stated that he has taken refuge at home.
Taking to Twitter, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief said, "I have tested positive for Covid. Mild symptoms. Have isolated myself at home. Those who came in touch wid me in last few days, kindly isolate urself and get urself tested."
Kejriwal was in Uttarakhand on Monday to campaign for the AAP in the state's forthcoming assembly elections in 2022.
If the AAP wins power in Uttarakhand, Kejriwal promised to pay Rs 1 crore to the next of kin of security personnel killed in the line of duty as "Samman Rashi" during the party's Uttarakhand Nav Nirman rally at the Parade Ground in Dehradun.
The Delhi CM had also vowed to give former Army jawans aged 34-35 years direct government positions and to make them partners in the construction of a new Uttarakhand, utilising their patriotism, military abilities, and discipline.
The news comes as the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), which creates COVID-19 management policy for the national capital, prepares to host an important meeting on Tuesday to examine the necessity for tighter restrictions in light of the worrisome increase in incidents.