Farooq Abdullah tests positive for COVID-19; PM Modi wishes speedy recovery
Srinagar, Mar 30: National Conference president and Lok Sabha member from Srinagar Farooq Abdullah has tested positive for COVID-19, his son Omar Abdullah said on Tuesday.
Omar urged everyone who came in contact with his father recently to get tested.
"My father has tested positive for COVID-19 & is showing some symptoms," Omar, who is also vice president of the party, said in a tweet.
"I will be self-isolating along with other family members until we get ourselves tested. I request anyone who has come in to contact with us over the last few days to take all the mandated precautions," he added.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished good health and speedy recovery to former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah who has tested positive for COVID-19.
"Praying for the good health and speedy recovery of Dr. Farooq Abdullah Ji. Also praying for your and the entire family''s good health @OmarAbdullah," Modi tweeted.