Senior All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) leaders namely party MP Derek O’Brien and national vice president Luizinho Faleiro have tested positive for Covid-19.
In a message on social media on Tuesday, O’Brien who has been campaigning for the AITC for the upcoming 2022 state Assembly polls in Goa said: “Have tested positive for #Covid Moderate symptoms. Isolating at home. If you have come into contact with me in the last three days, and have symptoms, please seek medical advice. (Was always ultra-careful. Yet.).”
Faleiro, a former Chief Minister, also confirmed his Covid status on Twitter.
“I have tested positive for #Covid19 and am isolating myself as per doctor’s advice. Request all those who came in contact with me the past few days to get themselves tested as a precautionary measure. Stay safe,” Faleiro said.
The Covid positivity rate in the coastal state has tripled over the last one week.