Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday said she has tested positive for COVID-19 and has quarantined herself. A day earlier, her mother and party president Sonia Gandhi had tested positive for coronavirus. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was in Lucknow on Wednesday to address a state-level ‘Chintan Shivir’ and returned to Delhi on Thursday.

In a tweet, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said, “I’ve tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms. Following all protocols, I have quarantined myself at home.” “I would request those who came in contact with me to take all necessary precautions,” she added.

Earlier, Sonia Gandhi had developed a mild fever on Wednesday evening and tested positive for Covid-19 infection the following day. she has isolated herself as per medical advise.

“Congress President, Smt Sonia Gandhi has been meeting leaders & activists over last week, some of whom have been found Covid +ve. Congress President had developed mild fever & Covid symptoms last evening. On testing, she has been found to be Covid positive”, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala had informed in a tweet on Thursday.

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