VP Naidu tests positive for Covid-19, Health News, ET HealthWorld

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VP Naidu tests positive for Covid-19NEW DELHI: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday tested positive for COVID-19, the Vice President Secretariat said.

It said Naidu, 71, is asymptomatic and in good health.

“The Vice President of India who underwent a routine Covid-19 test today morning has tested positive. He is however, asymptomatic and in good health,” the Secretariat tweeted. Naidu has been advised home quarantine.

His wife Usha Naidu has tested negative and is in self-isolation, the Secretariat tweeted.

Naidu, who is also the chairperson of the Rajya Sabha, recently attended the monsoon session of Parliament.

The session ended prematurely after more than 25 members tested positive for the infection.

Both houses of parliament were adjourned indefinitely on September 23. They were scheduled to continue till October 1.

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