This Article is From Jul 05, 2020

Sushil Kumar Modi, Bihar Assembly Speaker Test Negative For COVID-19

The leaders had come into contact with each other at the premises of the state's bicameral legislature on July 1, when nine newly-elected MLCs were sworn in.

Sushil Kumar Modi, Bihar Assembly Speaker Test Negative For COVID-19

Sushil Kumar Modi had given his samples for testing on Saturday

Patna:

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and Assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Chaudhary have tested negative for COVID 19, sources close to the two leaders said on Sunday.

Both leaders had given their samples for testing on Saturday upon learning that Bihar Legislative Council's Acting Chairman Awadhesh Narain Singh, with whom they had interacted at a function last week, has tested positive.

The leaders had come into contact with each other at the premises of the state's bicameral legislature on July 1, when nine newly-elected MLCs were sworn in.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was also among those who attended the ceremony. His test report, which came out late Saturday night, was also negative.