Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday tested positive for Covid-19 and is in isolation as per protocol.
"Congress President Smt Sonia Gandhi has tested positive for Covid-19 today. She will remain in isolation as per Govt. protocol," informed party's general secretary in-charge of communications Jairam Ramesh in a tweet.
The 75 year old politician who is a Member of Parliament from Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh had previously tested positive for the virus in June.
On Wednesday, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also announced that she had tested positive for Covid infection, for the second time in three months.
Meanwhile, India on Saturday reported 15,815 new Covid infections and 68 deaths in the past 24 hrs, as per Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's data on Saturday.