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Saturday, 19 September 2020 2.58 AM IST

Former President Pranab Mukherjee tests positive for COVID-19, requests people who came in contact with him to self-isolate

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NEW DELHI: Former President Pranab Mukherjee said on Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

"On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today," he tweeted.

"I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self-isolate and get tested for COVID-19," Mukherjee said.

Soon after he shared the news, wishes started pouring in from across the political spectrum for his speedy recovery.

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan tweeted: "I am worried about the news of former President Pranab Mukherjee ji testing positive for Covid-19. I pray to God for your speedy recovery."

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said: "Concerned to hear about former President Pranab Mukherjee Da testing positive for Covid-19. My prayers are with him and his family during this time and I wish him a speedy recovery."

Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala tweeted: "Wishing you a speedy recovery sir!."

The Congress posted on its official Twitter handle: "We wish former President Pranab Mukherjee a speedy recovery from Covid-19."

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted: "Please take care, sir. We are praying for your speedy recovery and good health."

BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said: "The nation's best wishes are with former President, respected Pranab Da. I am sure he will recover soon from Covid-19."

Former Union Minister Milind Deora, Delhi Congress chief Chaudhary Anil Kumar and several other leaders also wished speedy recovery to Mukherjee.

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