New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has gone into self-quarantine after developing sore throat and fever, and will get himself tested for coronavirus on Tuesday, officials said on Monday.
They said the chief minister, who is also a diabetic, was feeling unwell since Sunday afternoon. “He has mild fever and sore throat since Sunday afternoon. As advised by doctors, the chief minister will undergo COVID-19 test on Tuesday morning,” officials said.
Officials said the CM had attended a Cabinet meeting on Sunday morning and thereafter, he did not attend any meeting.
The chief minister has been holding most of his meetings via video conferencing from his official residence for past two months. but has been going to the Delhi LG’s office for some important meetings.
On June 2, Kejriwal and Sisodia had attended a meeting at the LG office, which has so far reported 13 COVID-19 cases. After the cabinet meeting, Kejriwal cancelled all his official engagements, they said.