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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu tests positive for coronavirus Venkaiah Naidu
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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu tests positive for coronavirus

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 29 Sep 2020, 10:34 pm

New Delhi/IBNS: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has tested positive for the deadly coronavirus during a routine test, his office said in a tweet on Tuesday evening. 

The 71-year-old is asymptomatic and in good health, the tweet read.

He is presently in-home quarantine as advised.

"The Vice President of India who underwent a routine COVID-19 test today morning has been tested positive. 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," the tweet read.

Naidu, who is also the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, had attended the monsoon session of Parliament, which was cut short as more than 25 members tested Covid-19 positive.