Mukstar, January 11
Punjab Transport Minister and Gidderbaha MLA Amrinder Singh Raja Warring has tested positive for Covid.
He had isolated himself at home for a week, health department officials said.
Dr Satish Goyal, Senior Medical Officer, Civil Hospital, Muktsar, said, “Transport Minister Raja Warring has tested Covid positive. He had requested for RTPCR test on Sunday and tested positive for Covid on Monday. Our team will take samples of his contacts on Tuesday.”
Raja Warring said, “I have tested positive for Covid and isolated myself at my Muktsar residence. I have a sore throat but no other symptoms. In the rapid test, I tested negative. However, as per the RTPCR report, I am Covid infected. I think I came in contact with some infected person at a wedding recently. My personal assistant, Vipin, tested positive then, but he is fine now.”