Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has tested positive for Covid-19.
The chief minister had taken the first dose of vaccine against Covid-19 on March 3.
Sources from the Chief Minister’s Office said that Vijayan, who is currently at his residence in Kannur in North Kerala, is asymptomatic.
“I have been confirmed Covid +ve. Will get treated at the Government Medical College, Kozhikkode. Request those who have been in contact with me recently to go into self observation.,” the CM posted on Twitter.
Vijayan had extensively travelled across the state as part of the election campaign for the Kerala assembly polls which were held on April 6.
The chief minister is asymptomatic. But he is likely to be shifted to the Kozhikode Medical College, sources at the chief minister’s office told media persons.
Senior Congress leader Oommen Chandy too tested Covid positive on Thursday.