Capt Amarinder tests Covid negative, urges all Ministers and senior officials to get tested

Chandigarh, July 15, 2020: A day after his cabinet colleague Tript Rajinder Singh
Bajwa tested positive for Covid, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today urged all
ministers, as well as MLAs and
department secretaries, to get themselves
tested for the Coronavirus.
The Chief Minister also underwent
the test and was found to be negative,
an official spokesperson
said.
Two other ministers, Sukhjinder
Randhawa and Aruna Chowdhary,
had also got themselves tested today,
while some had undergone the test
yesterday.
Two Congress MLAs also went in
for testing today. Their results are
awaited.
During the Cabinet meeting, Captain
Amarinder said all the ministers
and officials in various departments,
especially who might have come in
contact with the IAS/PCS officers
who had been infected with the
Coronavirus, should get themselves
tested.
Bajwa was doing well, he
informed the meeting, reiterating the
need for extreme caution by all the
ministers and others engaged in any
kind of public dealing.
Captain Amarinder has, in fact,
been calling upon all the people of
Punjab to go for testing at the first
sign of symptom or suspicion of
Covid infection.
Early detection is the way to beat
the disease and check fatalities, he
has stressed.

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