- Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has tested positive for COVID-19
- Nitish Kumar was keeping unwell for the past 2-3 days, said CMO
- CM Nitish Kumar is in home isolation and doctors have advised him to rest
Bihar news: The Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar has tested positive for COVID-19. As per reports, he was suffering from fever for the past few days.
He is in home isolation and doctors have advised him to rest. CM Kumar was also keeping unwell for the past 2-3 days, said the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) of Bihar.Kumar had also contracted the virus in January this year and experienced mild symptoms.
“The CM has requested all those who came in contact with him in the last two-three days to get themselves tested and take necessary precautions,” CMO added.
A senior official said Kumar could not attend the swearing in ceremony of President Droupadi Murmu in New Delhi on Monday (July 25) as he was not keeping well.
Meanwhile, India recorded 14,830 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 36 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours.
According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday (July 26), the country saw a total of 18,159 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate at around 98.47 per cent and total recoveries data reached to 4,32,46,829.