Top
Begin typing your search above and press return to search.
exit_to_app
The genocide in West Bengal
access_time 2021-04-13T11:08:29+05:30
A model mosque in Gujarat
access_time 2021-04-12T17:13:34+05:30
Revelations about the Rafale deal
access_time 2021-04-12T11:46:42+05:30
bengal politics
access_time 2021-04-10T15:31:56+05:30
Varanasi follows Ayodhyas lead
access_time 2021-04-10T11:16:48+05:30
DEEP READ
A model mosque in Gujarat
access_time 2021-04-12T17:13:34+05:30
Towards a digital emergency?
access_time 2021-02-27T14:50:41+05:30
The slaughter of democracy in Puducherry
access_time 2021-02-24T11:27:21+05:30
Populist Fascism
access_time 2021-01-31T17:19:29+05:30
Media Freedom
access_time 2021-01-31T15:47:07+05:30
Sharjeel Imam
access_time 2021-01-30T15:19:40+05:30
exit_to_app
Homechevron_rightIndiachevron_rightVice President M....

Vice President M. Venkiah Naidu tests Covid-19 positive, in home quarantine

text_fields
bookmark_border
Vice President M. Venkiah Naidu tests Covid-19 positive, in home quarantine
cancel
camera_alt

Vice President M. Venkiah Naidu, Image credit: PTI

New Delhi: Vice President M. Venkiah Naidu on Tuesday became the highest constitutional authority to test positive for Covid-19.

The Vice President's Secretariat said in a tweet the Vice President had tested positive for Covid-19 after undergoing a test in the morning.

"..He is however, asymptomatic and in good health. He has been advised home quarantine. His wife Smt. Usha Naidu has been tested negative and is in self-isolation," it said.

He had presided over proceedings of the Rajya Sabha in the recently-concluded Monsoon Session.

Adding 70,589 coronavirus cases and 776 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Tuesday breached the 61 lakh-mark to reach 61,45,291 cases.

As many as 9,47,576 are currently active; 51,01,397 have been discharged, while 96,318 lost the battle to the viral disease.


With inputs from IANS

Show Full Article
TAGS:Vice President M. Venkiah Naidu Covid-19 vaccine 
Next Story