Top Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and her husband, Robert Vadra, are in self-isolation after Mr Vadra tested positive for coronavirus. The businessman made the announcement on Facebook, saying that he is asymptomatic so far. Ms Vadra has cancelled her trips to Assam, Tamil Nadu and Kerala for election campaigns in the three states.
“As per the Covid guidelines, Priyanka and I are self-isolating although she has tested negative,” he said in his social media post.
In a video on Twitter, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said though she tested negative for the virus yesterday, she is self-isolating for a few days on the advice of doctors. She was scheduled to travel to Assam today, Tamil Nadu tomorrow and Kerala on Sunday.
“I’d like to apologise to everybody for not being able to be there. I wish all the candidates that I was supposed to campaign for the very, very best in the election. I hope all of you do well and the Congress is victorious,”she said in the 41-second video.