On Thursday, Union Minister and BJP leader Prahlad Singh Patel tested positive for COVID-19. Patel tweeted in Hindi: “I have tested corona positive last night. Those who met me on Tuesday should take adequate precautions”. Earlier on Wednesday, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari had also tested positive, after which he has been isolating himself. Amit Shah, Shripad Naik, Dharmendra Pradhan, Kailash Choudhary had also contracted the coronavirus.