Bihar CM Nitish Kumar undergoes COVID-19 take a look at, awaits outcomes, asks shut officers to get examined too

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Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his 4 secretaries on Saturday (July 4, 2020) underwent COVID-19 exams as he not too long ago attended an occasion with Bihar Legislative Council Chairperson Awadhesh Narayan Singh, who has examined constructive for coronavirus. 

“CM has directed all officers who came in close contact with him to also undergo testing,” mentioned Bihar CM’s Office.

Earlier on Saturday, Bihar Legislative Council Awadhesh Narayan Singh examined constructive for COVID-19.

He administered the oath to 9 newly-elected members of the Legislative Council on July 1, the place CM Nitish Kumar was additionally current.

Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi together with different political leaders and officers additionally attended the oath-taking ceremony.

According to the Union Health Ministry on Saturday, Bihar has a complete of 10,954 COVID-19 confirmed circumstances, out of which 2,660 are nonetheless lively, whereas 80 individuals have succumbed to the virus.