Canada: Brampton West Punjabi MP Kamal Khera has been tested positive for coronavirus (COVID 19). While giving information about the same, Kamal Khera took to Twitter with a note in which she that she began experiencing symptoms on Saturday night and started self-isolating. She got her test result last night in which was reportedly diagnosed with the pandemic. Khera, a former nurse, was first elected in 2015.
Kamal Khera, who is also a parliamentary secretary, said in a statement that she started developing flu-like symptoms on Saturday night and immediately she started self-isolating, with the guidance from Peel’s Public Health and the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Khera was tested on Monday night at Peel Memorial Centre in Brampton. My office remains fully operational and my staff continues to work from home to ensure constituents are well supported during these unprecedented times, she said in a statement. “I remain indebted to the incredible health care workers fighting this disease on the front lines and risking their lives every single day to keep the rest of us safe,” she added.
Thank you Prime Minister, and thank you for the call this morning. And for the tips on working from home that I know will come in handy! https://t.co/pnrPMiNuar
— Kamal Khera (@KamalKheraLib) March 25, 2020
Responding to Khera’s tweet, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau wrote: “Take care of yourself, Kamal. We’re all thinking of you – and hope you get well soon.”
To this, Khera replied, “Thank you Prime Minister, and thank you for the call this morning. And for the tips on working from home that I know will come in handy!” Meanwhile, it has been reported that the other three MPs who came in contact with Kamal Khera have been found negative for coronavirus.