Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain tests negative for Covid-19

16 June, 2020 | Priyanka Sharma

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After Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain has tested negative for Covid-19.

Delhi health minister Satyendra Jain has been admitted to Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital on Tuesday after he complained of high fever and difficulty in breathing, which are considered common symptoms of Covid-19. Sharing his health update on Twitter, the minister tweeted that he is running high on fever and witnessed a sudden drop of his oxygen level last night. As per the latest update, the minister has tested negative for Covid-19.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has sent his best wishes to Satyendra Jain on Twitter.  Responding to his tweet, Kejriwal tweeted that Satyendra Jain worked 24/7 for people, without paying a heed to his health. Now, he should take care of himself and get well soon. Earlier this month, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tested negative for Covid-19. He quarantined himself for a brief time on the advise of doctors after developing mild fever and sore throat.

Earlier, Satyendra Jain had claimed that community transmission of Covid-19 has started in Delhi. Speaking about the same, he said that AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria has said that there is community transmission of Covid-19 in Delhi but they are waiting for Centre to accept it. It is a technical term and it depends on centre to accept it or not. Later, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said that Centre has assured them that there is no community transmission in Delhi.

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