Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Friday said that he has tested positive for novel coronavirus.

"I got tested for corona and the report has come back positive. I am well and there are no symptoms," Rawat said in a tweet while making the announcement.

"I am in home isolation as per the advice of doctors. I request everyone who came in contact with me anytime over the past few days to please get themselves tested,” Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat added.

On 13 December, the national president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Jagat Prakash Nadda tested positive for novel coronavirus. "On getting the initial symptoms of corona, I got the test done and the report came back positive," Nadda wrote Twitter. "My health is fine, following all the guidelines in home isolation on the advice of doctors," he further added.

On 5 December, Haryana health minister Anil Vij tested positive for COVID-19 virus. He is undergoing treatment at the intensive care unit (ICU) ward of the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram. "His condition is stable and his vitals parameters are normal," Dr AK Dubey, medical superintendent, of the hospital on Thursday.