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Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram has tested positive for COVID-19.

Karti Chidambaram has tested positive for COVID-19 and not his father P Chidambaram.

On August 3, 2020, Lok Sabha MP Karthi Chidambaram, son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, had tweeted that he tested positive for COVID-19 and said that his symptoms are mild. As per medical advice, he is under home quarantine. His father, P Chidambaram, said that his son is doing well and is in self-isolation. He added that he was doing fine at his Managiri home in Shivaganga.

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.

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