Former President Pranab Mukherjee in a tweet said that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The 84-year-old requested people who came in contact with him in the last one week to get tested as a precaution.
“On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today,” Mukherjee tweeted. “I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self isolate and get tested for COVID-19”
As soon as the news came in leaders across political parties wished the former President ( 2012-17) a speedy recovery.
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 (@CitiznMukherjee) August 10, 2020
Randeep Singh Surjewala, Congress Chief spokesperson tweeted
Wishing you a speedy recovery Sir! https://t.co/hxErfxo0RT
— Randeep Singh Surjewala (@rssurjewala) August 10, 2020
Piyush Goyal, Railways Minister
I pray for the well being and speedy recovery of Shri Pranab Mukherjee.
I am confident he will be successful in recovering from the virus quickly. Wishing him strength and good health https://t.co/56TESwSUJs
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) August 10, 2020
Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal Chief Minister
Concerned to hear about Former President Pranab Mukherjee Da testing positive for #COVID19. My prayers are with him & his family during this time and I wish him a speedy recovery. https://t.co/KbAvxqi7Oz
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) August 10, 2020
Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister
भारत के पूर्व राष्ट्रपति श्री प्रणब मुखर्जी जी के अस्वस्थ होने की सूचना मिली है।
मैं ईश्वर से उनके पूर्ण स्वास्थ्य लाभ की प्रार्थना करता हूँ। @CitiznMukherjee
— Shivraj Singh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) August 10, 2020
Ashok Gehlot, Rajasthan Chief Minister
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) August 10, 2020