The Uttar Pradesh minister of state for parliamentary affairs Anand Swaroop Shukla has tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.
The minister, the BJP MLA from Ballia said he got himself tested for the disease after noticing some symptoms. The test report came out as positive for COVID-19 on Friday.
The minister said "I have isolated myself. Those who came in contact with me in the past few days should get themselves tested."
Meanwhile the Corona cases in Uttar Pradesh have surging and many cities like Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi has night curfew in operation. The school, colleges and educational institution also remain closed till April 15 due to surging of the cases.