Vice President Venkaiah Naidu Has Tested Positive For Covid-19
India Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has tested positive for covid-19 during a routine test, his office said in a tweet on Tuesday evening. The 71-year-old Venkaiah Naidu, who is in home quarantine, is “asymptomatic and in good health”, the tweet read.
He is though , asymptomatic and in good health. He has been give advice home quarantine. Rajya Sabha chairman wife Smt. Usha Naidu test report become negative and is in self-isolation,” the tweet from his office read.
He is also the chairman of the Rajya Sabha, has recently attended the monsoon session of parliament, from which was directly 25 members tested positive for the covid-19. Both houses of parliament were put off indefinitely on September 23, instead of continuing till the designated date of October 1.
Today, for the first time in 28 days, the number of coronavirus deaths over a 24-hour period fallen below 1,000. Beside with the 776 fatalities, a total of 96,318 people have lost their lives due to the disease till now.
The number of people affected by the virus has crossed the 61-lakh mark, as well as in the 70,589 new cases over the last 24 hours, presented data released by the Health Ministry this morning.
The report of a second sero-survey — held between August 17 and September 22 — has showed that 7.1 per cent of the country’s adult population has been exposed to the virus. This is a immense jump from the 0.73 per cent recorded in the first survey, lead in the same 700 villages and urban wards in May.
The report arise from as the country gets ready for the next phase of lifting of covid-19 linked restrictions.
Over the next pair of days, the Centre is predictable to announce guidelines for Unlock 5. The current phase is due to end on Wednesday.