Praying for your speedy recovery, get well soon: Mamata to Delhi CM

Kolkata: Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday wished a speedy recovery to Arvind Kejriwal her Delhi counterpart, who has tested positive for COVID-19.

In a message on Twitter, Kejriwal on Tuesday said he tested positive for the viral disease and has "mild symptoms". The Delhi Chief Minister also said he had isolated himself at home.

"I pray for your speedy recovery, @ArvindKejriwal ji. Get well soon and take care of yourself!" Banerjee tweeted, responding to Kejriwal's message on the microblogging website.

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader urged those who came in contact with him in the last few days to quarantine themselves and get tested for Covid. Earlier in the day, the Delhi chief minister greeted the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief on her birthday.

"A very happy birthday @MamataOfficial didi. May God bless u wid (with) all happiness, success, health and long life," he said in a tweet.

According to officials, this is the first time that Kejriwal has tested positive for COVID-19.

In April last year, his wife Sunita Kejriwal had tested positive for the coronavirus infection and while the AAP national convenor had developed symptoms, he had tested negative.

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