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Chidambaram’s son Karti tests positive for COVID-19, in home quarantine


New Delhi: Congress MP Karti Chidambaram has said he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Karti Chidambaram wrote on Twitter that he is in home quarantine.

Taking to Twitter on Monday morning, Karti Chidambaram wrote, “I have just tested positive for Covid. My symptoms are mild and as per medical advice I am under home quarantine. I would urge all those who have recently been in contact with me to follow medical protocol.”


Karti Chidambaram is the latest among prominent public figures in the country to have contracted Covid-19.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit have also tested positive for coronavirus.