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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi tests positive for Covid-19

August 10, 2022 10:21 AM

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who had tested positive for Covid-19 in June this year, has contracted the virus for the second time.

Priyanka took to Twitter to inform that she has isolated herself. "Tested positive for covid (again!) today. Will be isolating at home and following all protocols," she tweeted.

Meanwhile, Congress leader and her brother Rahul Gandhi's visit to Rajasthan's Alwar has been cancelled as he is unwell. He was scheduled to attend the party's 'Netratv Sankalp Shivir' in Alwar today, news agency ANI reported.

Congress president Sonia Gandhi had also tested positive for Covid in June, following which she was admitted to Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.

Several Congress leaders have contracted Covid such as communications department head Pawan Khera and party MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi.

On Tuesday evening, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha and senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge also said he has tested positive for Covid."I have tested positive for #COVID19. I request those who came in contact with me recently to take care," Kharge tweeted.


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