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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Tests Positive For COVID-19

By Priyanka Verma 
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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Tests Positive For COVID-19

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has tested positive for COVID-19. Mr Vijayan, who had taken the first dose of the Covid vaccine last month, confirmed his infection in a tweet.
“I have been confirmed Covid+ve. Will get treated at the Government Medical college, Kozhikode,” he tweeted.

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Mr Vijayan, who is presently in Kannur, also requested all those who came in contact with him in recent days, to go into “self-observation.”

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Sources from the Chief Minister’s Office said that he was asymptomatic.

The Chief Minister’s daughter Veena Vijayan and son-in-law P A Mohammed Riyas had earlier tested positive.

Mr Vijayan, who is the CPI(M) candidate from Dharmadam in Kannur, had travelled extensively throughout the state during the campaign for the April 6 Assembly polls.

He had also participated in the road show at Dharmadam on the last day of the campaign.

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