The state government on Friday, Oct 30, announced the confirmation of the test and asked the top industrialists to get tested, who accompanied him on a recent visit to Moscow.
The whole Gujarat cabinet is also now being tested for the disease as the ministers were with the chief minister in a three-hour cabinet meeting on Thursday, Oct 29 after his blood samples were taken.
Earlier, the state government had refused to confirm it. Once the first test gave a positive result, another confirmatory test was carried out late on Thursday, Oct 29.
A spokesperson for the Gujarat government said that Modi will be kept in isolation for seven days.