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Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi tests positive for Covid-19

Sushil Kumar Modi said he has been admitted to AIIMS Patna for better monitoring. Modi was campaigning for the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections alongside Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

By: Express News Service | Patna | Updated: October 23, 2020 5:42:36 am
Sushil Kumar Modi, Sushil Modi covid positive, sushil modi coronavirus, sushil modi covid positive, bihar elections, bihar assembly elections, sushil modi covid 19 positive, indian express newsBihar CM Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi (left) at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday, October 6. (Photo: PTI)

Senior BJP leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Thursday said that he has tested positive for

Covid-19 and has been admitted to AIIMS in Patna. The BJP leader said he intends to hit the campaign trail soon in poll-bound Bihar and all his parameters are “perfectly normal”.

“Tested positive for CORONA.All parameters perfectly normal.Started with mild temp.No temp.for last 2 days.Admitted to AIIMS Patna for better monitoring.CT scan of lungs normal.Will be back soon for campaigning,” he tweeted.

Nearly 35 of Sushil Modi’s staff have also been tested for the coronavirus and their reports are awaited.

The tweet comes a day before PM Narendra Modi enters the scene in the poll-bound state with back-to-back rallies in Sasaram, Gaya and Bhagalpur districts. Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, who had shared the dais with his deputy four days ago in Bhojpur, tested negative and will campaign with PM Modi in the three districts.

 

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