Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was hospitalised on Wednesday (September 23) due to COVID-19, sources said.
The 48-year-old Aam Aadmi Party leader was admitted to the state-run LNJP Hospital here at around 4 PM following complaints of low oxygen levels and fever. He has been kept under observation, they said.
He had tested positive for the infection on September 14 and was in home isolation till now. Sisodia was unable to attend the one-day assembly session on September 14 since he had tested positive.
After testing positive for the viral infection, Sisodia had shared the information on Twitter and said, “Had got my COVID-19 test done after I had a mild fever. The report has come positive. I have gone into self-isolation. As of now, I have no fever or any other issue. I am fine. By your blessings, I will recover fully and return to work soon.”
हल्का बुख़ार होने के बाद आज कोरोना टेस्ट क़राया था जिसकी रिपोर्ट पोज़िटिव आई है. मैंने स्वयं को एकांतवास में रख लिया है.
फ़िलहाल बुख़ार या अन्य कोई परेशानी नहीं है मैं पूरी तरह ठीक हूँ. आप सब की दुआओं से जल्द ही पूर्ण स्वस्थ होकर काम पर लौटूँगा.
— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) September 14, 2020
Following the news on Twitter, Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal said he wished for Sisodia’s speedy recovery. “Praying for speedy recovery & good health of Hon’ble Dy CM,” he said.
— LG Delhi (@LtGovDelhi) September 14, 2020
(With inputs from agencies)