Twenty-four hours after testing positive for COVID-19, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu tested negative for the virus infection when he underwent a repeat COVID-19 RT-PCR test.
“I had undertaken a repeat Covid19 RT-PCR test yesterday. Because of the wishes and prayers of each one of you, I am glad to inform that I have tested NEGATIVE,” an elated Khandu tweeted this afternoon from Delhi.
Khandu, who went to Delhi on September 12, had tested positive for COVID on September 15.
“I had undergone Covid test RT-PCR and have tested positive for Covid19. I am asymptomatic and feeling healthy. However as per SOP and safety of others, I am self-isolating myself and request everyone who came in contact with me to adhere to the SOP”, Khandu had said in a tweet.
On the day Khandu tested positive for COVID, he had met Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed the issue of military preparedness for defending Aurunachal Pradesh which shares border with the Chinese occupied Tibet.