BJP MP Varun Gandhi tests COVID19 positive with “fairly strong” symptoms


Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh): Varun Gandhi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh (UP) is the latest political figure to test positive for COVID19.

Varun Gandhi tweeted that he tested positive after being in his constituency for three days, adding that his symptoms are “quite strong”.

Stating that the country is stuck in campaigning amid the third wave of COVID19, Varun Gandhi requested the Election Commission to “increase the precautionary dose to the candidates and political workers”.

“After being in Pilibhit for three days, I have tested positive for COVID with quite strong symptoms.

Now we are in the middle of third wave and election campaign.

The Election Commission should also give a precautionary dose to candidates and political workers,” tweeted Varun Gandhi.

First Published:January 9, 2022, 11:20 am

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