Former President Pranab Mukherjee has tested positive for COVID-19.Through a twitter post, he stated he had tested positive for the Coronavirus today when visiting the hospital for a different operation. He told all the people that fell in touch with him to get separated and checked.
On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today.
I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self isolate and get tested for COVID-19. #CitizenMukherjee
— Pranab Mukherjee Legacy Foundation- PMLF (@CitiznMukherjee) August 10, 2020
Indian Coronavirus count surpassed 22 lakh cases with over 62,000 new patients reported in the last 24 hours this morning.
So far, about 15.3 lakh COVID-19 patients have recovered within the nation. This morning the recovery rate was 69.33 per cent.