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Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Tests Positive For Covid

Chief Minister fainted on stage while delivering a speech in Vadodara on Sunday and was admitted to U N Mehta Hospital in Ahmedabad

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Tests Positive For Covid
Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani -

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has tested positive for Covid-19, hospital officials said on Monday

The development in health comes a day after Chief Minister fainted on stage while delivering a speech in Vadodara. He was then taken to Ahmedabad hospital where several tests were conducted. 

Rupani's sample was collected on Sunday night and sent for RT-PCR test which has come out positive for coronavirus, said a health bulletin issued by the hospital on Monday.

He has mild symptoms, it added.

"Rupaniji fainted due to tiredness and dehydration. We have done a thorough checkup and all his tests are normal," Dr R K Patel from the U N Mehta Hospital, where the chief minister is admitted, told reporters early Monday morning

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