COVID19: Journo In Kamal Nath PC Tests Positive, Others In Attendance To Be Quarantined

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A journalist who attended former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's press conference on March 20 has been found to be COVID-19 positive.

Written By Ananya Varma | Mumbai | Updated On:
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A journalist who attended former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's press conference on March 20 has been found to be COVID-19 positive. The journalist after attending Nath's resignation presser had also visited the Vidhan Sabha in the state. The authorities have now announced that all journalists who were present during the press conference would be put into quarantine.  

Bringing an end to the long-drawn Madhya Pradesh political crisis, Kamal Nath had tendered his resignation on March 20, soon after which BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan swore in as the new CM and passed the floor test. 

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