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Haryana CM tests Covid positive ahead of Assembly session

IANS | August 24, 2020 10:33 PM

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday. "I was tested for novel coronavirus today. My test report has returned positive, " Khattar said in a tweet.

"I appeal to all colleagues and associates who came in my contact over the last week to get themselves tested. I request my close contacts to move into strict quarantine immediately, " he added.

The development is significant as the two-day monsoon session of the state legislative Assembly is scheduled be held on August 26-27.

Earlier in the day, Assembly Speaker Gian Chand Gupta had tested positive for coronavirus.

Three MLAs had also tested positive earlier, and two of them are still undergoing treatment.

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