Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani in self-quarantine after meeting COVID-19 positive MLA
Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani, who had a meeting with an MLA who later tested positive for coronavirus, has quarantined himself.
According to reports, Vijay Rupani will not meet anyone for a week as Congress MLA Imran Khedawala tested positive. Rupani will run the state administration through video conference and over the phone.
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“Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani is fit and fine. Medical experts Dr Atul Patel and Dr RK Patel tested him today and have confirmed that CM has no symptoms for now. But as per safety measures, no outsider is allowed at his residence,” Ashwani Kumar, the CM’s secretary, was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
MLA tests positive:
Imran Khedawala, who represents Khadia-Jamalpur seat of Ahmedabad, had attended a meeting called by Vijay Rupani on Tuesday morning. On the same evening, he tested positive for coronavirus.
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The meeting was also attended by deputy chief minister Nitin Patel and minister of state for home Pradeepsinh Jadeja.