Pranab Mukherjee tests positive for COVID-19

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The former president said a test taken for a separate procedure turned up positive

Former president Pranab Mukherjee. (File photo: AFP)

New Delhi: Former president Pranab Mukherjee said on Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

"On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today," he tweeted.

"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 said.