Amit Shah. File
Taking to Twitter, Shah said that he got himself tested because there were "initial signs" of coronavirus. He said that he is fine but is getting admitted to a hospital on advice of doctors.
Shah also urged everyone who came in contact with him in recent days to isolate themselves and get tested.
India recorded 55,000 new cases on Sunday as the total cases crossed the 17 lakh mark. As many as 853 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours.
India’s infection numbers have skyrocketed since the government eased lockdown restrictions and as testing has ramped up to more than 200,000 samples a day, compared to just a few hundred a day in March.
The 28,498 cases reported in the past 24 hours took the national total to 906,752. Cases have jumped by 100,000 in four days. The Health Ministry also reported another 553 deaths in the past 24 hours, taking total fatalities up to 23,727.
India’s coronavirus case tally topped 6 million after it reported 82,170 new infections in the last 24 hours, data from the health ministry showed on Monday. Deaths from COVID-19 rose by 1,039 in the last 24 hours to 95,542, the ministry said, which is 1.6% of total cases.
A Turkish woman brought her goat along to vote in the tight Presidential runoff on Sunday. A video of the incident has been doing the rounds on social media platforms.
Kidnappers locked an investor and his girlfriend inside an apartment before forcing the investor to transfer 700,000 digital currencies worth Dhs2.605m to the account of one of them in his home country.
This time the royal was spotted in Nobu Dubai, a Japanese restaurant. A video shared by the restaurant showed the Ruler of Dubai casually walking in the restaurant surprising staff and diners.
The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, Customs and Ports Security (ICP) affirmed that the permit for persons staying outside the UAE for more than 6 months does not include residents of the Emirate of Dubai, according to the new updates.