Satyendar Jain was admitted to a hospital following high fever and had tested negative for Covid-19 on Tuesday.
New Delhi: Delhi Heath Minister Satyendar Jain tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, a day after he was admitted to a hospital here following high fever, a senior official said.
The 55-year-old minister was brought to the Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital (RGSSH) in the early hours of Tuesday and was administered a test for the novel coronavirus infection that morning, for which he tested negative.
In fact, earlier today, Aam Aadmi Party’ who is a representative of Kalkaji constituency also tested positive.
The number of cases in Delhi is 44,688.