New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday tested positive for Covid-19 and is in isolation as per protocol.
“Congress President Smt Sonia Gandhi has tested positive for Covid-19 today. She will remain in isolation as per Govt. protocol,” informed party’s general secretary in-charge of communications Jairam Ramesh in a tweet.
Congress President Smt.Sonia Gandhi has tested positive for Covid-19 today. She will remain in isolation as per Govt. protocol.
आज कांग्रेस अध्यक्ष श्रीमती सोनिया गांधी का कोविड-19 टेस्ट रिपोर्ट पॉजिटिव आया है। वह सरकार द्वारा जारी प्रोटोकॉल का पालन करते हुए आइसोलेशन में रहेंगी।
— Jairam Ramesh (@Jairam_Ramesh) August 13, 2022
Earlier, she had tested positive for the virus in June.
On Wednesday, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also announced that she had tested positive for Covid infection, for the second time in three months.
Meanwhile, India on Saturday reported 15,815 new Covid infections and 68 deaths in the past 24 hrs, as per Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s data on Saturday.