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COVID-19: Former Guj CM Keshubhai Patel tests positive

He underwent a COVID-19 test as one of his attendants was detected with the infection on Thursday after which samples of the former were taken for antigen and the RT-PCR process, said Gandhinagar Civil Hospital Superintendent Dr Niyati Lakhani. "His antigen test returned positive while the results for the RT-PCR test is yet to come," Lakhani informed.

PTI | Ahmedabad | Updated: 18-09-2020 16:39 IST | Created: 18-09-2020 16:18 IST
COVID-19: Former Guj CM Keshubhai Patel tests positive
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Former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel has tested positive for novel coronavirus, health officials said on Friday. He underwent a COVID-19 test as one of his attendants was detected with the infection on Thursday after which samples of the former were taken for antigen and the RT-PCR process, said Gandhinagar Civil Hospital Superintendent Dr Niyati Lakhani.

"His antigen test returned positive while the results for the RT-PCR test is yet to come," Lakhani informed. The 92-year-old leader's family said he is in home isolation in Gandhinagar.


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