Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi on Monday -August 31 following the post COVID-19 care, twelve days after he was admitted to the hospital.
On August 2nd, Amit Shah took to Twitter and said he has tested positive for the COVID-19 viral infection, becoming the first union minister to spell positive for the global pandemic. He was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram, near Delhi. He was getting treated nearly for two weeks and he was discharged from the hospital after he tested negative and recovered from the disease.
Following the discharge, he was admitted to the AIIMS in Delhi on August 18 for post COVID-19 care after he complained of fatigue and body ache. The hospital said he has been getting monitored closely and he was discharging his duties from the hospital.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS, Delhi. He was admitted here on August 18 for post-COVID care: Government Sources— ANI (@ANI) August 31, 2020
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On Saturday, AIIMS said that the Home Minister has recovered and would be discharged from the hospital in a short time. Following the statement, he has been discharged from the hospital on the morning hours of Monday after full recovery from the viral infection.
Amit Shah was one of the notable figures close to the Prime Minister to test positive for the pandemic. Following Amit Shah, some of the Union Ministers like Dharmendra Pradhan and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Chief Ministers Shivraj Singh Chouhan (Madhya Pradesh), BS Yeddiyurappa (Karnataka), and Manohar Lal Khattar (Haryana), Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit and former Chief Minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah had earlier tested positive for the viral infection.