Former PM Manmohan Singh tests positive for COVID-19
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday tested positive for COVID-19 and was admitted to the AIIMS Trauma Centre in New Delhi, according to reports.
The 88-year-old former Congress leader is among the many politicians who were infected with the virus in the last couple of days.
Immediately after the news broke out, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted saying “Just got the news that former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Ji has tested positive for COVID. Sir, our thoughts and prayers for a speedy and full recovery.”
On Sunday, Singh had written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggesting five measures to battle the COVID-19 cases, including ramping up vaccination and boosting up the supply of medicines.
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