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BJP MP Manoj Tiwari tests positive for Covid-19


Bharatiya Janta Party MP from North East Delhi and former state unit chief Manoj Tiwari on Tuesday said he tested positive for Covid-19 and has isolated himself at home. He has developed a fever and cold two days back and tested positive on Tuesday.

"Was feeling unwell since January 2 night. I could not go for poll campaigning in Rudrapur in Uttarakhand due to mild fever and cold. Have tested positive today. As a precautionary measure, I have isolated myself yesterday (Monday) only. Please take care of yourself and your families,” Tiwari said in a tweet in Hindi on Tuesday.

He has also asked his staff and those who came in contact with him to get tested and quarantine themselves as a precaution.

According to his staff members, the BJP MP has tested positive for Covid-19 second time, earlier he had tested positive during the second wave of coronavirus pandemic in April 2021. The BJP star campaigner, Tiwari has cancelled his upcoming rallies in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. He has to address a rally in Lucknow on January 7, which has been cancelled now, one of his staff members said.

He has last addressed a public gathering in Chandigarh on December 21.

Meanwhile, Delhi BJP spokesperson Harish Khurana has also tested Covid positive.

"Dosto I have been diagnosed Covid Positive. Fortunately, it’s a mild one. I m in Home isolation now. Please aap sab log apna dhyan rakho. U people take care of urself,” Khurana, son of former Delhi chief minister late Madan Lal Khurana, tweeted.

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