Union Minister Arjun Meghwal tests positive for coronavirus, admitted to AIIMS

Arjun Meghwal is the Union Minister of State in Ministry of Water Resources. He has become the fourth Union minister to have tested positive for coronavirus.

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New Delhi: Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus and has been admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi.

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Arjun Meghwal is the Union Minister of State in Ministry of Water Resources. He has become the fourth Union minister to have tested positive for coronavirus.

Earlier in the day, Union Minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Chaudhary was tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital in Jodhpur.

Previously, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan were tested positive for Coronavirus and were admitted in Medanta hospital.

Meghwal endorsed ‘Bhabhiji papad’ for Covid-19 fight

Recently, a video of union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal had gone viral in which he claims that a papad brand has the capacity to develop anti-bodies against coronavirus in the body.

Union Minister endorses 'Bhabhi ji papad', claims it can build antibodies to fight Covid-19

“A manufacturer has brought out a brand with the name of Bhabhi Ji papad through which the means needed to develop anti-bodies to fight coronavirus will go in the body through food and will be helpful in the fight against coronavirus,” Meghwal said, endorsing the brand.