The Uttarakhand Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj tested positive for coronavirus after his wife Amrita Rawat tested positive. His son and daughter-in law were also tested positive.
It is reportedly said that the 17 people living at his residence has been tested positive for coronavirus.
At least 41 members living at his residence were also quarantined. Their samples have been collected and sent for COVID-19 testing. On Friday, the minister attended a cabinet meeting where Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat was also present.
Amrita Rawat’s report has come and she has tested positive for coronavirus. She has been admitted to AIIMS Rishikesh. Cabinet minister and his staff have been quarantined,” District Magistrate Ashish Srivastava.
According to the recent reports of Sunday, 227 more people in Uttarakhand have tested positive for coronavirus and the state’s tally has climbed to 1000. Of the 22 new cases, 14 are from Dehradun, 3 from Haridwar and 5 from Nainital. 642 are active cases 102 are recovered patient and 5 deaths have been recorded in the state so far.