Bihar Deputy CM tests Covid positive

    Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi

    New Delhi (NVI): Bihar Deputy Chief Minister, Sushil Kumar Modi, has tested positive for the coronavirus disease today.

    The BJP leader has been admitted to Patna’s All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

    Modi, 68, made this announcement on Twitter and wrote, “Tested positive for CORONA. All parameters perfectly normal. Started with mild http://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.”

    The declaration comes amid full-scale campaigning for the three-phase Assembly Election that is less than a week away.

    The assembly election in the state will be held on October 28, November 3 and 7 for a new government and the results will be declared on November 10.

    -CHK