Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Assessments Covid+ve Hours After He Fainted On Stage
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has examined optimistic for coronavirus, hours after he fainted on stage throughout an election rally in Vadodra, and was flown to Ahmedabad to be admitted to a hospital. He has gentle signs.
Final night, the 64-year-old BJP chief was addressing a rally for the upcoming civic polls when he abruptly fainted on stage; he was given first-aid shortly afterwards and was later flown to Ahmedabad in a helicopter, information company PTI reported.
“He fainted on stage and I gave him a main medical remedy. He was high quality and walked again to his automobile from the stage,” Vadodara BJP chief Dr Vijay Shah was quoted as saying by PTI.
In Ahmedabad, he was admitted to the UN Mehta hospital. His pattern for Covid was collected on Sunday evening and despatched for RT-PCR check which has come out optimistic for coronavirus, stated a well being bulletin issued by the hospital.
“His (Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani’s) situation is secure. All his medical check-up reviews together with EGC and CT scan are regular. There’s nothing to fret about,” Dr RK Patel, Director of UN Mehta hospital, Ahmedabad, was quoted as saying by information company ANI earlier right this moment.
Six municipal firms in Gujarat, together with Vadodara, will maintain elections on February 21 whereas polls for municipalities, districts and taluka panchayats shall be held on February 28.
The Chief Minister “was unwell for the final two days, however as an alternative of cancelling his public conferences held in Jamnagar on Saturday and in Vadodara on Sunday, he most well-liked to proceed,” BJP chief Bharat Hazard informed reporters on Sunday, PTI reported.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi enquired about his well being on cellphone.
India has recorded over 1.09 crore coronavirus instances for the reason that first affected person was reported from Kerala on January 30,2020. Gujarat alone has logged about 2.65 lakh instances. In the previous couple of months, nonetheless, the nation and the state has seen a dip within the instances.
A number of high BJP leaders together with Union Residence Minister Amit Shah have contracted the extremely infectious virus within the final one yr.