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Omar Abdullah tests positive for Covid-19, 2 days after taking vaccine





New Delhi: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has tested positive for Covid-19, weeks after his father Farooq Abdullah caught the virus.

In a tweet on Friday, Omar Abdullah said, “For a year I did my best to dodge this damn virus but it’s finally caught up with me. I tested positive for Covid19 this afternoon. I’m completely asymptotic. Based on medical advice I’m self-isolating at home & monitoring my parameters like oxygen saturation levels etc (sic)”.

Omar contracts virus 2 days after vaccination

Two days after Omar received Covid vaccine, he has been infected with Coronavirus.

Abdullah took his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) in Srinagar on Wednesday.

After his vaccination, he took to Twitter thanking the medical team for their service.

“Got my first dose of the COVID vaccine this morning. It was a smooth and painless affair. I am grateful to everyone at SKIMS, Srinagar for vaccinating me today,” he tweeted.

Omar Abdullah has tested positive two days after his father Farooq Abdullah was discharged from hospital after treatment.