In a recent Tweet, Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain informed that he has developed COVID-19-like symptoms and has been admitted to the Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital. He was rushed to the hospital after symptoms of high fever and difficulty in breathing.
As per reports, Jain has also undergone a test for coronavirus and his results are awaited.
Jain recently attended the meeting organized by Amit Shah in HMO along with Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and CM Arvind Kejriwal, amongst others.
Due to high grade fever and a sudden drop of my oxygen levels last night I have been admitted to RGSSH. Will keep everyone updated— Satyendar Jain (@SatyendarJain) June 16, 2020
Kejriwal was also tested for Covid-19
Recently, the chief minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, was also tested for novel coronavirus after he complained about high fever and sore throat. He isolated himself and cancelled all the meetings. Later his reports came negative. Kejriwal replied to Jain’s tweet and wrote in Hindi that he had been working day and night during the spread without thinking about his own health. He must take care of himself and get better soon.
अपनी सेहत का ख़्याल किए बिना आप रात दिन 24 घंटे जनता की सेवा में लगे रहे। अपना ख़्याल रखें और जल्द स्वस्थ हों। https://t.co/pmsU5fuuRP— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) June 16, 2020
Satyendar Jain predicted 30,000 more cases in Delhi
Delhi is one of the worse-hit states by coronavirus pandemic. There are 42,829 total confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Delhi. With 25,002 active cases and 1,400 deaths to date, Delhi’s health infrastructure is crumbling under pressure. Yesterday, Home Minister Amit Shah went to LNJP hospital to take stock of the situation. On 10th June, Delhi’s Health Minister had predicted 30,000 more cases in Delhi in the next 15 days.