Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in isolation after husband Robert Vadra tested positive for Covid-19

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in isolation after husband Robert Vadra tested positive for Covid-19

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has gone into self-isolation after her husband Robert Vadra tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Priyanka Gandhi has also cancelled her upcoming tour to poll-bound states.

Taking to Twitter, Priyanka Gandhi said on Friday that she tested negative for coronavirus, but was advised by doctors to self-isolate after exposure to the virus.

“My report has come out negative but on the advice of doctors, I will be in isolation for the next few days. I apologise to all of for this inconvenience,” Priyanka Gandhi said in the social media post.

"Unfortunately, I have to cancel the programme that were scheduled for me for the Assam campaign today and for Tamil Nadu tomorrow and Kerala, day after tomorrow," Priyanka Gandhi said.

The Congress leader was slated to visit the poll-bound states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Assam in the coming days.

“I wish all the best to all candidates that I was supposed to campaign for. I hope all of you do well and the Congress emerges victorious," Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said in a video on Twitter.

In a separate post on Facebook, Robert Vadra said he had tested positive after he came in contact with someone who was Covid-19 positive.

“Unfortunatley, I came into contact with someone Covid +ve and have tested positive for Covid although I am asymptomatic so far. As per the Covid guidelines, Priyanka and I are self-isolating although she has tested negative,” Robert Vadra said.

Priyanka Gandhi has been campaigning for the Congress and party candidates in the states of Assam, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, though she has not campaigned in West Bengal.

"Fortunately the kids have not been with us these days and everyone else at home has tested negative too. Hopefully we will all be back to normal life soon," Robert Vadra added.