Home Secretary, private staff of Amit Shah to undergo Covid-19 testing

A K Bhalla

Chennai: A day after Union Home Minister Amit Shah tested positive, it has emerged that the Union Home Secretary A K Bhalla, senior officials and private staff of Shah would undergo Covid-19 testing.

According to reports, Bhalla has been meeting Shah at his residence on a regular basis and also attending meetings where the Home Minister was present.

It is said the two Ministers of State—Nityanand Rai and Kishan Reddy—did not come in contact with Shah in the last few days.

Amit Shah has been admitted to Medanta hospital, located in Haryana’s Gurugram near Delhi. In a tweet, he said his health was fine but he was being hospitalised on the advice of doctors.

He also requested that all those “who have come in contact with me in the last few days, please isolate yourself and get your inquiry done”.

 

NT Bureau