'UP BJP chief tests positive for COVID-19'

         Lucknow, Aug 2 (PTI) The chief of Uttar Pradesh’s BJP unit, Swatantra Dev Singh, has tested positive for COVID-19 and has quarantined himself at his home as per doctors’ advice.<br>            Singh made public this information on Sunday in a tweet in Hindi.<br>            "I had been experiencing initial symptoms of COVID-19 and underwent a test for it. I was found positive for COVID-19,” said Singh in his tweet. <br>            The leader also requested his acquaintances who came in his contact recently to get themselves tested for the infection.<br>            “I request every person who came in my contact to get themselves tested for infection and quarantine themselves as per the guidelines," he added in his tweet.<br>            "On the advice of doctors, I have quarantined myself at my home. I request all the residents of UP to exercise caution and strictly adhere to the guidelines of the government," he said in another tweet. PTI NAV   RAX<br>RAX

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