“On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today.
I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self isolate and get tested for COVID-19,” Mukherjee wrote in a tweet.
India on Monday reported the highest number of recoveries in a single-day with 54,859 people getting cured of Covid-19, a union health ministry said.
Total recoveries now exceed the active cases by more than nine lakhs, the ministry said.
India’s Covid-19 recoveries have crossed the historic peak of 1.5 million, with a recovery rate of almost 70%, it also said.