Sonia Gandhi Tests Positive For COVID, Second Time In Three Months
New Delhi: Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi has tested positive for COVID-19, said senior party leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday.
She has tested positive for COVID for the second time in the last three months. The Rajya Sabha member said that the party chief will remain in isolation as per the government protocol.
“Congress President Smt.Sonia Gandhi has tested positive for Covid-19 today. She will remain in isolation as per Govt. protocol,” Jairam Ramesh, Congress general secretary in-charge of communications, tweeted, a day after she met Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav at her residence following the political upheaval that stripped the BJP out of power in the state.
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot expressed concern over the health of the party president and wished her a speedy recovery.
“Concerned about the health of Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi ji as she tested positive for #COVID19. Wish her a speedy recovery. May she get well soon. Prayers for her good health and well being,” Gehlot tweeted.
Gandhi had tested positive in early June and was admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on June 12. She was discharged on June 20.
Congress President Smt.Sonia Gandhi has tested positive for Covid-19 today. She will remain in isolation as per Govt. protocol.
आज कांग्रेस अध्यक्ष श्रीमती सोनिया गांधी का कोविड-19 टेस्ट रिपोर्ट पॉजिटिव आया है। वह सरकार द्वारा जारी प्रोटोकॉल का पालन करते हुए आइसोलेशन में रहेंगी।
— Jairam Ramesh (@Jairam_Ramesh) August 13, 2022