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Shashi Tharoor tests positive for Covid-19


Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on yesterday informed that he has tested positive for Covid-19.

The Member of Parliament (MP) from Thiruvanan­thapuram took to Twitter to inform that his sister and 85-year-old mother have also tested positive for coronaviru­s.

“After waiting two days for a test appointmen­t and another day & a half for the results, I finally have confirmati­on: I’m Covid positive. Hoping to deal with it in a “positive” frame of mind, with rest, steam & plenty of fluids. My sister& 85-year-old mother are in the same boat,” said the Congress MP. Tharoor joined a long list of Congress leaders who were recently infected with the viral disease including former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, senior party leader Anand Sharma and former party president Rahul Gandhi.

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