Bhopal: Chief Minister of Madhya pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan tested positive for Coronavirus on Saturday, He confirmed himself via twitter.

In a series of tweets from his official account, Madhya Pradesh CM wrote in hindi “My dear countrymen, I was having COVID-19 symptoms and, after a test, my report came back positive”.

“I am following all COVID19 guidelines and have quarantined myself as per the advice of the doctors.I will be participating in the daily COVID19 review meeting via video conferencing”, tweeted Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan after testing positive for Coronavirus.

He further appealed to all his colleagues and individuals “who has come in contact” to get their coronavirus test done.

Reportedly, All close contacts of the chief minister have been moved in to quarantine.

Currently, Madhya Pradesh has recorded over 26000 cases and the number of deaths registered has jumped to 791. From today onwards, Bhopal will observe a complete lockdown for 10 days.