Leader of Congress Party in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury tested positive for COVID-19 today.
“I have been tested COVID positive. I request all who came in contact with me for the last seven days must comply with COVID protocols. I will be continuing my campaign through virtual platform. I do suggest and request all to take utmost care to keep away COVID from your lives,” tweeted Mr Chowdhury.
I have been tested covid positive, requesting all who came in contact with me for last 7 days must comply with covid protocols, I will be continuing my campaign through virtual platform, I do suggest and request all to take utmost care to keep away covid from your lives.
— Adhir Chowdhury (@adhirrcinc) April 21, 2021
The test report of the Congress MP who is also West Bengal Congress chief comes just a day before the sixth phase of the West Bengal assembly elections scheduled for Thursday.
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi also tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.
India reported 2,95,041 new COVID-19 cases and 2,023 deaths today, a record-high since the pandemic broke out last year.