COVID-19: Personalities who tested positive during 2nd wave- Check the complete list

The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal has tested positive for COVID-19.

Created On: May 4, 2021 19:18 ISTModified On: May 4, 2021 19:18 IST
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Various National leaders and celebrities have been trapped in the ongoing second wave of Coronavirus pandemic in India. From political leaders to Bollywood celebrities, just when things were expected to go back to normal, they saw themselves being infected with a virus that has impacted the lives and livelihoods of more than millions. 

With Rahul Gandhi being the latest case after former PM Manmohan Singh, we are giving a list of National leaders and celebrities who have been tested positive for COVID-19.

Check the names of the national leaders who succumbed to the second wave

1. Delhi L-G Anil Baijal tests positive for COVID-19

The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal has tested positive for COVID-19. He stated that he has mild symptoms and that he has self-isolated himself.

2. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot tests positive

The Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot has tested positive for Coronavirus on April 29, 2021. He informed through his official Twitter account and stated that he is asymptomatic and is in isolation following the required COVID-19 protocols.

3. Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank tests positive

The Union Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Kumar Pokhriyal has tested positive for Coronavirus. He informed that he has been taking the required medication and treatment as per the advice of the doctors.

4. Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor tested positive for COVID-19 on April 21, 2021. He shared the news via Twitter and informed that after waiting for two days for the test appointment and one and a half for the results, he has been tested positive. He also added that his sister and 85 years old mother have also tested COVID-19 positive.

5. TMC Leader Madan Mitra tests positive

Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra has tested positive for Coronavirus. he was admitted to SSKM Hospital in Kolkata after he complained of breathing problems.

6. Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tested positive for COVID-19. He had shared the news via Twitter and mentioned that he has mild symptoms. Mr. Gandhi has isolated himself at home.

In a tweet, he mentioned that after experiencing mild symptoms, he has tested positive for COVID-19. The Congress leader added that those who have been in a contact with him recently must follow all the safety protocols.

Sources close to the Congress leader have informed that he is still at home as advised by his doctor and has not met with his mother Sonia Gandhi, who is also a Congress President in the last 12 days. Rahul Gandhi has not met with his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as well in five days.

Prime Minister Modi in a tweet extended his wish for good health and recovery to the Congress MP.

However, Rahul Gandhi is not the only National personality who tested positive during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

7. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh was tested positive for COVID-19 on April 19, 2021. The 88 years old was admitted to the hospital for high fever and was later tested positive. The former PM had already received two doses of the Coronavirus vaccine COVAXIN and was hospitalized as a matter of precaution. Rahul Gandhi had extended his wishes via Twitter for the former PM's speedy recovery.

8. Telangana CM K Chandrashekhar Rao

The Chief Minister of Telangana K Chandrashekhar Rao was tested positive on April 19, 2021. He was showing mild symptoms and was advised isolation by the doctors. According to the State Chief Secretary, a team of doctors has been monitoring his health.

9. Congress leader Anand Sharma

A senior Congress leader Anand Sharma tested positive for COVID-19 on April 20, 2021. He has been admitted to the Apollo Hospital.

10. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Aditynath informed on April 14, 2021, that he has tested positive for COVID-19. He further added that on the consult of doctors he has self-isolated himself.

11. Former Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief and former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh also tested positive for COVID-19 on April 14, 2021. While sharing the news via Twitter, he informed that he has self-isolated himself and has started his treatment at home.

12. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal self-isolates after wife tests positive

The Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal self-isolated himself after his wife Sunita Kejriwal tested positive for Coronavirus on April 20, 2021. She has also self-isolated himself.

13. Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh tested positive

The Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh also announced via Twitter that he has positive for COVID-19. He urged those who have been in contact with him to get themselves screened.

Many Bollywood actors were also caught up amid the seocnd wave of the pandemic. Some of them are listed below.

S. No. 

Actors 

1. Sonu Sood
2. Sumeet Vyas
3. Arjun Rampal
4.  Sameera Reddy
5.  Neil Nitin Mukesh
6.  Rahul Roy
7. Ashutosh Rana

 

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