NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leaders Shashi Tharoor and Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury tested positive for Coronavirus on Wednesday.
Shashi Tharoor, the Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram shared the information on his Twitter handle.
"After waiting two days for a test appointment, and another day and a half for the results, I finally have confirmation: I'm Covid positive. Hoping to deal with it in a 'positive frame of mind, with rest, steam and plenty of fluids. My sister and 85-year-old mother are in the same boat."Tweeted Tharoor on Wednesday.
Bengal Congress chief and leader of the party in the Lok Sabha, Chowdhury tweeted, "I have been tested COVID positive. I request all who came in contact with me for the last seven days must comply with COVID protocols. I will be continuing my campaign through a virtual platform. I do suggest and request all to take utmost care to keep away COVID from your lives."
Earlier, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi too had tested positive for Covid-19 and he is currently in-home quarantine, while ex-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been admitted to the AIIMS after infected with the virus.