Patiala, October 6

Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Tuesday tested positive for coronavirus. He has been isolated at home.

The minister showed mild symptoms in the morning. He has fever and body ache.

The minister said, “I was not feeling well since morning; therefore, I got himself tested.”

Meanwhile, health authorities said his close contacts would be tested soon.

Sidhu had attended the Kheti Bachao rally in Sangrur on Monday, where CM Capt Amarinder Singh and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi were also present.

Many cabinet ministers and the CM run the risk of infection as the Health Minister was reportedly stage secretary at the Sangrur rally.

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