New Delhi (NVI): Former chief minister and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) founder, Shibu Soren, along with his wife, Rupi Soren, have tested positive for coronavirus.
The information regarding the senior leader and his wife’s testing positive was shared by son and incumbent Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren through Twitter.
कल रात आदरणीय बाबा दिशोम गुरु जी और माँ की कोरोना संक्रमण रिपोर्ट पॉजिटिव आयी। वे दोनों होम आइसोलेशन में हैं और स्वास्थ्य लाभ ले रहे हैं।
देश और झारखण्डवासियों की दुआओं के साथ जल्द ही आदरणीय बाबा और माँ हम सभी के बीच होंगे।
— Hemant Soren (घर में रहें – सुरक्षित रहें) (@HemantSorenJMM) August 22, 2020
Hemant stated that the results of his parents had come in last night, on Friday, following which they are under home isolation and are recovering from the disease.
In July, Hemant and wife Kalpana Soren had got themselves tested for the infection after one of the ministers in his Cabinet and another JMM lawmaker, whom he had been in contact with tested positive.
Their results had, however, come out negative.
Earlier, 17 staff members and security deployed at Shibu Soren’s residence had tested positive for coronavirus.