Chandigarh: Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Saturday announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been admitted to a hospital.
Vij, sharing this news via his Twitter account, urged all those who had come in contact with him recently to get tested.
“I have been tested Corona positive. I am admitted in Civil Hospital Ambala Cantt. All those who have come in close contact to me are advised to get themselves tested for corona (sic),” he tweeted.
Recently, he was administered a trial dose of potential coronavirus vaccine Covaxin in Ambala, becoming the first volunteer in the state for the third-phase trial of the vaccine.
Vij is a senior leader of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and is a legislator from Ambala Cantt assembly constituency.