Sushil Kumar Modi, Deputy CM of Bihar, tests Covid19 positive

Sushil Kumar Modi, Deputy CM of Bihar, tests Covid19 positive

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Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi announced that he has tested Covid-19 positive and has been admitted to Patna's All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

The deputy chief minister posted on Twitter that all the parameters are "normal" and that he was suffering from mild fever for the last two days.

“Tested positive for CORONA.All parameters perfectly normal. Started with mild temp.No temp. for last 2 days.

Admitted to AIIMS Patna for better monitoring. CT scan of lungs normal. Will be back soon for campaigning,” Modi wrote in a tweet.

According to sources, nearly 35 of Sushil Modi’s staff have also been tested for the coronavirus and their reports are awaited.

The tweet comes a day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi enters the scene in the poll-bound state with back-to-back rallies in Sasaram, Gaya and Bhagalpur districts.

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Ahead of the assembly elections in Bihar, Modi held a joint campaign with chief minister Nitish Kumar at Buxar and Bhojpur districts on Sunday.

According to Government data, Bihar has registered over 208,000 Covid-19 cases till now which includes 196,208 recoveries, 11,010 active cases and 1,019 deaths.

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