Former Jharkhand CM COVID positive

    at 4:56 pm
    Former Jharkhand CM, Shibu Soren

    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.

    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.